Kidneys

Diet and Lifestyle Modifications in PKD

- 2021 Update Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is the most common inherited kidney disease affecting…

Stress and Kidney Health

Stress and kidney health

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is rapidly becoming a global health problem. The prevalence of CKD…

The Many Benefits of Exercise for CKD

The Many Benefits of Exercise for CKD

Exercise may be one of the most underutilized yet effective interventions for the prevention and…

Yoga and Meditation for Kidney Health

Yoga and Meditation for Kidney Health

It is well-established that yoga and meditation provide numerous health benefits. In previous blog…

Sleep and Kidneys

How I Managed to Improve my Sleep

I have suffered from an acute sleep disorder for many years. My sleep issues began with difficulty…

Healthy foods for kidneys

Implementing Lifestyle Modifications for Kidney Health

Lifestyle modifications are crucial in our integrative approach to kidney health. They are one of…

The Brain And Implementing Lifestyle Changes

The Brain And Implementing Lifestyle Changes

Lifestyle modifications are crucial in our integrative approach to kidney health. They are one of…

Climate change

Impact of Climate Change on Kidney Health

When a large number of young agricultural workers in Central America started developing kidney…

Kidney stones

Kidney Stones: The Integrative Approach to Prevention and Management

This blog is the first in a series discussing our integrative approach to kidney stones prevention…

Baby sleeping

Sleep and Kidney Health

Many Americans report difficulties with sleep. Do any of these sound familiar? Regularly…

Lifestyle Modifications for Polycystic Kidney Disease

Lifestyle Modifications for Polycystic Kidney Disease

The phrase “our genes are not our destiny”, describes how nutrition and lifestyle factors can have…

Love, Social Relationships And Kidney Health

Love, Social Relationships and Kidney Health

Love is good for our kidney health! Human beings flourish from social relationships and…

Age-related kidney decline

The Age-Related Kidney Decline: Role of Nitric Oxide and Arginine

In the early 1950’s, researchers declared that age-related kidney decline reduced function at a…

The Functional Kidney Mass: A risk factor for kidney disease

This blog is the beginning of a series of blogs about the risk factors for kidney disease. In this…

Kidney

Inflammation, Leaky Gut and Kidney Disease

Researchers have found exciting links between diet, lifestyle and the risk for kidney disease…

The Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemic

Kidney disease impact millions of Americans and is often associated with other diseases such as…

Kidney ultrasound

What is Chronic Kidney Disease?

For a long time, Nephrologists (kidney doctors) did not agree on what chronic kidney disease was.…