These days many people take multivitamins for a variety of reasons. Some people take multivitamins because they want to remain healthy, others want to prevent disease and yet others simply want to ensure that their
Kidney disease and ketoanalogues. What’s the connection? Well, one of the more common concerns faced by people suffering from poor kidney function, and who’ve subsequently made the switch to a low-protein style of diet is, “What do I do about
Researchers are warning patients with chronic kidney issues who also have very low serum zinc levels to stay on guard against infection. A new study shows these patients are especially vulnerable to hospitalization, particularly when compared to those who use
Probiotics for Nausea and Vomiting in Kidney Disease Nausea and vomiting are very common symptoms in individuals with end-stage kidney disease and those on dialysis. These symptoms are often moderate to severe and can significantly affect the quality of life.
Pets are just as likely to get chronic kidney disease as they age as humans are, and in cats especially, this likelihood is dramatically high. Unfortunately, many health issues are not as easy to detect in our pets and cats,
When CKD advances past a certain stage and hemodialysis becomes a necessity in order to cleanse one’s blood of toxins and improve quality of life, the last thing a kidney sufferer wants to deal with is a chronic headache after
Coenzyme Q-10 (CoQ-10 or Ubiquinone) is a naturally occurring quinone first identified in 1940. Coenzyme Q10 is also known as Coenzyme Q, CoQ, CoQ10, Ubiquinone, Ubiquinone-Q10, Ubidecarenone, or Vitamin Q10. CoQ10
Researchers have published a new study looking at the influence of prebiotic – gum acacia (GA) on the intestinal microbiota in rats with adenine-induced chronic kidney disease (CKD). There is evidence to suggest a bidirectional relationship between microbiota and CKD.
Cardiovascular disease is one of the conditions more frequently reported as occurring concomitantly in those suffering from chronic kidney disease. Although there are many risk factors which occur in those dealing with CKD that are simultaneously risk factors for developing
Ketoanalogue supplementation is the topic of another recent research study, this time discussing its effects on patients with Stage 5 CKD. Taiwan’s National Health Insurance Research Database monitored over 150 patients with pre-dialysis kidney disease over the course of 15