Protein is a very important component of human cells, used in the making of nails and hair and in the repair of the human body. It is also a critical component in muscle growth as well. But individuals with a
A new study has a little hope for those with polycystic kidney disease (PKD). Patients can benefit simply by increasing their water intake and this could lead to a long term reduction in kidney cyst growth and fibrosis. PKD is
The use of potassium additives in processed foods is becoming very common and patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) must be taught about these potassium additives.
Doctors and patients should be aware and learn how to be sure that their
The University of Federico in Naples, Italy has some new tips for those who suffer from chronic kidney disease and want to control the amount of protein they take in. For this study, 57 discharged CKD patients (stage 3b-5) to
In the world of the chronic kidney disease patient, consumption of anything (be it food, beverage or substance) can have serious impacts on your health. Teas are no exception with certain teas being ranked safer and more beneficial than
Obesity has been linked with a number of co-morbid conditions such as heart disease and diabetes, but one of the lesser known and mentioned conditions is an enhanced potential for developing chronic kidney disease.
A new study has been done on eating meat and whether or not it increases the amount of creatinine in the body. There have been several conflicting reports on this issue, ranging from a 50% increase to a 100%
Chronic Kidney disease will change a person’s life and make the impact of illness or excess even worse. The kidneys are a vital part of the body and the removal of waste and if their function becomes impaired
Hyperkalemia is a common metabolic issue in patients with chronic kidney disease and is a condition where a person’s potassium level is higher than normal. Potassium is a chemical that is critical to the function of nerve and muscle cells,