Chinese traditional medicine utilizes a unique form of CKD treatment which involves a supplement derived from caterpillar fungus. Also known as Cordyceps Sinensis, it is technically a parasite which grows from a caterpillar’s head before becoming a flowering
Diabetic kidney disease (DKD), also known as chronic kidney disease (CKD), kidney disease of diabetes, and diabetic nephropathy, is the type of kidney disease that is caused by diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is the major cause of diabetic kidney disease
From 2000 to 2014, there has been a significant increase in the rate of hospitalization for acute kidney injuries (AKI) in men and women here in the US according to a recent report in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly
What’s the connection between marijuana and kidney disease? This is a question I get a lot, especially in today’s world where marijuana is becoming much more widely used for both medical and recreational purposes. Can kidney disease be
Horny goat weed is a name that will surely stick. I doubt anyone can forget this name easily. You might have seen pouches of it on the shelves of local bodega or gas station and thought to yourself – what
Marijuana use is a contentious issue in today’s society. Many in the US are pro-legalization, others not so much. In this article, we’ll neither be condoning nor condemning its use, but answering instead, what marijuana could do to your kidneys.
Unwitting salt addicts rejoice! A new study from China’s Daping Hospital’s Center for Hypertension & Metabolic Diseases at Third Military Medical University in Chongqing has shed some new light on the benefits of consuming spicy foods. The study may prove