Renal Kidney

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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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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Potassium and CKD

The low down on Potassium – do you really need to avoid it if you have CKD?

Today I want to talk about one of my pet peeves when it comes to dietary advice for people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and that is the issue of potassium.  So what is it that I take issue to? Well, it’s the widespread belief that all people with CKD must follow a low potassium …

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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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The Ins & Outs of Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is one of the most common genetic disorders and is one of the leading causes of end stage renal disease (ESRD). Today I wanted to have a look at what PKD is and the role natural therapies can play in the management of PKD and its related complications. So let’s dive …

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Everything You Need To Know About Tienchi Ginseng

For thousands of years, health practitioners in China have relied on Tienchi ginseng to treat and support recovery from a wide range of health conditions. This traditional herb is so revered that the 1578 Compendium of Materia Medica (the most complete and comprehensive medical book ever written in the history of Traditional Chinese medicine) referred …

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