There has been a lot of news coming out about proton pump inhibitor use and its effect on the kidneys, and it’s pretty much all been negative. Similarly, proton pump inhibitors, used to treat acid reflux and other associated
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%
According to a recent analysis, high levels of serum uric acid increase the chance of CV (cardiovascular) mortality in patients with CKD (chronic kidney disease). In this analysis it was found that patients with the highest levels of serum uric
Although Phosphate is an important part of the body, new studies reveal that too much phosphate can cause renal disease, early aging and arteriosclerosis for patients with chronic kidney disease even causing early death.
Soda, or pop as it’s sometimes known, is a type of beverage that provides an extremely concentrated burst of sugar and other chemical flavorings and preservatives that science has told us time after time is unhealthy for so many reasons.
Kidney disease can be caused by a wide and divergent array of factors, but perhaps the most tragic are the factors which can not be prevented through diet and lifestyle changes, for they are caused by genetic components which are
Lavender, the quintessential feel-good floral scent derived from the popular purple flower, has been used to soothe anxiety, calm frayed nerves and cultivate an aura of relaxation. Its benefits are perhaps only matched by its versatility, with lavender floral extract,
Experts are saying it is safe to replace meat and fish with egg white to reduce serum phosphate without risking proper protein intake in patients undergoing hemodialysis (HD). Hemodialysis is commonly referred to simply as dialysis and is
According to data from the CDC, in the U.S., chronic kidney disease tends to effect women slightly more than men, with 18% of women being diagnosed with CKD as opposed to 13% of men. A new study, however, has identified