Chronic Kidney Disease

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 cherries but what is even more important is the amazing health benefits that these little cherries pack into their delicious red bodies. So while most of you might have eaten …

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Vitamin E and Chronic Kidney Disease

The Role of Vitamin E in Kidney Disease

When discussing some of the important vitamins when it comes to people with CKD, you’re probably used to hearing about vitamin C, vitamin D, maybe vitamin B12. But what about vitamin E? Well, you may not know that vitamin E has a number of important actions that can be of great benefit in CKD. With …

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Genetics, Methylation, Renal Disease & The Kidneys

Have you noticed how complex our lives have become over the last 20 years? Everything is go, go, go. We live fast, eat fast foods, expose ourselves to electromagnetic radiation each and every day, our vaccine schedules have tripled and then some, much of our soils are depleted of important minerals… and now we have …

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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 difficult to diagnose. It shares symptoms with a lot of other diseases and some people may not have many obvious symptoms. In almost 50% of patients, it takes more than …

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The Benefits of Nettle Leaf in Renal Disease

We frequently get asked about the safety of certain herbal medicines as people have heard from their doctor or read on various websites that herbs shouldn’t be taken if you have CKD.  One specific herb we often get asked about is Urtica dioica or Nettle leaf. It usually goes something like this: ‘Why are you …

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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 the common cold only scratches the surface of its role in the body. Wondering why we recommend vitamin C as part of our Kidney Disease Solution Program? Read on to …

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Fish oil and Kidney Disease

Fish Oil & Omega 3 & Its Use In Kidney Disease

Omega-3 fatty acids are incredibly important and have numerous documented health benefits, they’re key to the structure of every cell wall you have and help your heart, lungs, blood vessels, brain and immune system work the way they should. But are they beneficial in kidney disease? Read on to find out.   Omega-3s: What They Are  …

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What You Need to Know About ANCA Vasculitis

Despite the fact that autoimmune diseases are on the rise worldwide, getting an accurate diagnosis can still be a lengthy and frustrating process. ANCA vasculitis is a type of autoimmune disease that affects the small blood vessels in the body that frequently involve the kidneys, being one of the lesser-known causes of CKD.  So what …

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Bupleurum and kidney disease

Bupleurum & its Clinical Use in Kidney Disease

Bupleurum falcatum, commonly known as just Bupleurum, is a woody shrub native to Europe, Asia, and North America. Medicinally it is the root of the plant that is used in many Japanese and Chinese Herbal Medicine decoctions and formulas. Bupleurum is specific for those with immune or inflammatory causes of impaired kidney function. Clinical studies …

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