How To Improve Kidney Function With Detoxing: Saunas, Sweating & CKD

The kidneys filter around 200 quarts of blood every day, getting rid of excess water and waste materials. It also helps remove toxins and supports the body’s function smoothly.

There are many reasons that people dealing with kidney issues should consider flushing out toxins and waste from their body so it puts less stress on the kidneys. Detoxification can improve kidney function gradually and reduces bloating. Whether it’s through sweating in saunas or running in the gym, pushing out all those waste products out of your body can drastically reduce the chances of having painful kidney stones.

In today’s video, Robert summarizes an article written by Dr. Jenna Henderson, published in the Townsend Letter, May 2016. This is a journal for alternative medicine entails a lot of science-based evidence and numerous medical references.

We learned from this article that sweating helps detox your body and can get rid of uremic toxins. Sweating is an awesome therapy, especially for kidney disease. The problem however is that you’d have to do it consistently to get the full benefits and you will also need access to a sauna or an infrared sauna.

Once you consider trying this out, we suggest starting the sauna with 10-15 minutes. It is important to be mindful of the duration spent in the sauna as the heat can lower your blood pressure. Other stuff like foot baths doesn’t seem very beneficial as there is not enough sweating to push the toxins out the skin.

If you don’t have easy access to a sauna, you can shop around for a home sauna unit. It’s a portable box and they go around your head. Sweating has revealed countless benefits for the body and the kidneys. Kidney sufferers can enjoy this activity without worrying about any side-effects.

Your body will start adapting to regular sweating and will get better at getting rid of those kidney toxins.

This is a great article that covers a lot about detoxifying for kidney health. It was written by Dr. Jenna Henderson in May 2016, published in the Townsend Letter. You can read the full article here. 


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