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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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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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Kidney News Weekly #3: A Round Up of the Top 8 Kidney News Stories

Welcome to my third edition of KidneyCoach.com News Weekly! The place where I do a round-up of all the top stories related to kidneys, kidney health and kidney disease for the week. This edition covers many interesting stories where you will discover how low levels of vitamin D are linked to kidney disease complications, new …

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