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Sour cherries for gout, arthritis, and kidney disease

Sour Cherries, Gout and Kidney Disease

Sour cherries are one of my favourite fruits to eat when they are in season! I have always liked the slight tart taste of sour …

Can I Drink Coffee if I have Kidney Disease?

There is quite a lot of debate surrounding the health effects of coffee, one minute we’re being told coffee is good for us and the …

TMAO and the kidneys

What is TMAO? & what does it have to do with the Kidneys?

Today I wanted to discuss a lesser-known compound that has been linked to the development and progression of kidney disease, cardiovascular disease and diabetes, among …

Depression & Kidney Disease

If you or someone you know is suffering from depression, you are not alone. It is estimated that 5% of the adult population worldwide suffer …

Everything You Need to Know About Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis is one of the lesser-known causes of kidney disease and kidney damage. One of the problems with sarcoidosis is that it can be very …

Sleep and healthy kidney function

The Importance of Sleep and Kidney Disease

Sleep. Most of us wish we had more of it. Yet it’s still. So. Elusive. And while yawning and feeling tired all the time can …

The Benefits of Exercise in Chronic Renal Disease

In this day and age, we are so used to reaching for a pill to solve all our health problems that we forget that there …

ALP and chronic renal failure

Blood Test – ALP & its Significance in CKD

ALP is one of those blood tests people don’t pay a huge amount of attention to and often don’t understand what it is measuring. It …

Taurine and renal disease

Taurine & its Role in Chronic Renal Disease

What is Taurine? Taurine is a semi-essential, sulfur-containing amino acid, it is called semi-essential as it can be synthesized from other sulfur-containing amino acids such …

Vitamin C and Chronic Kidney Disease

The Role of Vitamin C in Chronic Kidney Disease

Vitamin C is one of the most talked-about vitamins. The nutrient gets special buzz for its immune-boosting potential but plugging vitamin C’s ability to shorten …

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