Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

what chemicals can cause kidney disease

What Chemicals Can Cause Kidney Disease and Ten Steps To Avoid Them

If you’re wondering what causes kidney disease, environmental toxins play an important role. Emerging research is proving that the public is at risk for exposure to a wide range of chemicals as a consequence of normal daily activities. Many of these chemicals end up concentrated and excreted by the kidneys, damaging them significantly along the…

Breakfast chia apple oatmeal

Breakfast Chia Apple Oatmeal

In this new category, we will post once a month practical tips and tricks for healthy living with kidney disease. Consider these as tools that you can modify according to your unique situation. These tools span across our principles of Integrative medicine approach for kidney disease, including genetics, environmental exposure, gut health, lifestyle and others….

Itching in kidney disease

Root Causes of Itching in Kidney Disease

Itching is a common symptom of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Also called uremic pruritus, this distressing condition is more common in CKD stages 4 and 5. It is associated with a poor quality of life, sleep problems, and even depression. It is essential to identify the root cause of itching in kidney disease patients so…