Kidney Damage

Kidney Damage
Kidney damage is common for those 50 years and above, those with unmanaged diabetes or high blood pressure, and those exposed to heavy metals, certain pharmaceutical drugs, stress, and infections – just to name a few.

However the good news is that there are many natural medicines coming to light for the treatment of kidney damage and improving kidney function with great results.

Please see below to see a few (of many) articles based on kidney damage and related matters. It is my hope that you find these articles educational, inspirational, and reassuring for whatever health condition you may find yourself in right now. (Don’t forget to check out the rest of my site!)

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 is often just looked at as a marker of liver function, but it can provide a lot more information about your health than that and for people with CKD it …

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COVID-19 and CKD, renal failure

COVID-19 and Kidney Disease – What Do We Know Now?

We’re now a year and a half into the global pandemic that is COVID-19. A virus that has changed the way we live, work, connect with family and friends, access healthcare, travel, and learn. A year ago, we wrote an article about COVID-19 and kidney disease so we thought it was time for an update, …

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Antibiotics… Are They Safe if You Have Chronic Kidney Disease?

Many drugs have the ability to damage the kidneys and some are better known for doing this than others. Certain antibiotics fall into this category and are classified as nephrotoxic medications. Let’s take a closer look at which antibiotics carry a greater risk of causing kidney damage, how this happens and importantly what you can …

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intermittent fasting for Polycystic Kidney Disease

Can Fasting Cure Polycystic Kidney Disease?

New research is emerging about some potential new therapies for managing or even reversing polycystic kidney disease that are safe and easy to implement. Interested? Read on to find out more. Firstly though: What is Polycystic kidney disease? Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder that causes many fluid-filled cysts to grow in the …

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Are your medications causing Kidney Disease?

No matter what kind of medication you take, whether over-the-counter or prescription, it is destined to take a trip through your kidneys. Because the kidneys provide the final pathway for excreting drugs and their metabolites, they are unfortunately subjected to high concentrations of potentially toxic substances. Medications that can damage the kidneys are known as …

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ginger in kidney disease, benefits of ginger in KCD

One Simple Cooking Herb May Reverse Oxidative Kidney Damage

We’ve all cooked with it, added it to a veggie juice, or had it as a warming soothing tea. But now the scientists at the Sri Venkateswara University in India (Molecular Biology division) have taken it one step further and started running extensive tests on this humble herb. This humble herb you know as Ginger, …

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Lipoic Acid – Super Nutrient for Kidney Disease… And Whatever Ails You

Lipoic acid, a sulphur based compound, would have to be one of the most intriguing and unique vitamins known to man. Since its discovery in 1951, lipoic acid (also known as thioctic acid) has been shown to treat diabetes, kidney disease, Alzheimer’s, asthma, heavy metal toxicity, inflammation, insulin resistance, kidney damage, nerve damage, liver damage, …

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Zinc Protects Kidneys From Chemotherapy… Spaghetti Marinara Anyone?

I came across this really interesting study while reading the Journal of Renal Nutrition. It talks about how the humble mineral zinc is showing amazing protective benefits for those undergoing chemotherapy (chemotherapy drug= cisplatin). Now it must be said that these studies are being performed currently on rats, but most promising studies all start out …

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