According to a Japanese study, low calcium levels are responsible for a large decline in estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) among people without chronic kidney disease. This could mean even worse news for people with chronic kidney disease.
For many years scientists have been aware that high levels of arsenic can be harmful to kidneys which filter toxins out of the blood. That is the reason there are limits of allowed arsenic in drinking water.
Too much salt can increase the chances of developing kidney impairment. A recent Japanese study observed a total of 12,126 people who had normal kidney function. After visiting the hospital between 2008 and 2015, their salt intake was assessed
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
There have been lots of natural remedies out there touted as great ways to control your diabetes, but perhaps one of the most surprising is hidden in the back of your pantry. Baking soda or sodium bicarbonate is a vital
When you have chronic kidney disease, preserving what little kidney function remains is of critical importance. A recent study by Tokyo Takanawa hospital’s Dr. Kenjiro Kimura followed a group of elderly CKD patients who were split into two groups, one
Fitness and regular exercise’s relationship to CKD has long been touted as having a beneficial effect. A study presented by Renal Physiotherapist Sharlene A. Greenwood of King’s College London at 2014’s Kidney