Exercise, it’s no secret, has been touted as being beneficial in a number of ways. It can help strengthen and condition the muscles of the body, facilitate weight loss goals, improve oxygen levels and circulation. But when it comes to
Doctors are encouraging patients suffering with chronic kidney disease to make lifestyle changes to slow the progression of the condition. The kidneys are the human body’s filters of the blood. As the blood flows through them, they remove wastes and
A recent study shed some new light on older patients with end stage kidney disease. These patients are those who have lost the ability to function independently after starting dialysis resulting in challenges for them and their caregivers.
Patients with kidney disease may have cognitive difficulties due to a deficiency of iron and omega-e fatty acids which have been known to negatively impact the memory. Poor memory can be a nuisance when you’re already
Resveratrol are thought to act like antioxidants as they can provide your body with some protection against damage. The damage they possibly protect against is damage which could result in conditions including cancer and heart disease.
New research has is showing some of the effects chronic kidney disease is having on the cognitive functions. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a disease where the kidneys work at a reduced level or do not work at all. It
A new study has discovered that kidney dialysis patients who take part in exercises that are technology-based and psychologically positive during their treatments can improve their quality of life as well as their depression.
It should come as no surprise that chronic kidney disease, any chronic disease really, is incredibly stressful on a patient. The pain it causes, the symptoms, the medications and the hospital visits interrupt the flow of what should be a
A recent study in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology revealed the emotional toll of patients who suffer from chronic kidney disease. Aside from the pain caused by the disease itself, patients feel isolation, mistrustful, alienated and