New studies have shown coffee may help reduce a person’s risk of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD). The kidneys are the filters of the blood, removing the wastes and toxins which build up from normal body functions.
Following up on our last article about the pitfalls of Anemia and CKD when they occur concomitantly, today we examine how Anemia impacts PKD. Specifically, patients with autosomal dominant Polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) are more prone to a faster progression
Levels of hemoglobin (Hb) higher than 12 g/dL are commonly correlated with top-tier quality of life health scores as well as better overall outcomes in CKD patients who are not undergoing dialysis according to a new study.
Another natural remedy has been brought to light to help those suffering from kidney stones. Nigella sativa, also known as black seed was recently examined in a study with 60 patients, showing it can help treat or at least reduce
New research has shown constipation has been associated with the creating of uremic toxin p-cresylsulfate in patients suffering the chronic kidney disease. Results, however, did not show the same condition of constipation with indoxyl sulfate. The kidneys are the filters
An upcoming clinical trial seeks to examine what’s known as ‘resistant starch,’ a key component of raw potato which is at the forefront of Canadian research into the ongoing fight against chronic kidney disease.
New research confirms the danger of heavy alcohol consumption in patients with chronic kidney disease. According to the study put out by Mayo Clinic Proceedings, those who consume heavy amounts of alcohol are more likely to experience rapid progression of
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
According to the recent self-administered diet history questionnaire (DHQ) completed by outpatients in Japan’s Niigata University Hospital, dietary acid load which is the balance of acid-inducing foods, such as meats, eggs, cheese and cereal grains, and base-inducing foods, such
A recent comprehensive study sought to comb through a host of articles chronicling different research findings regarding the effect of omega-3 fatty acid supplements and their effect on kidney disease. After narrowing down the selection of articles logged in