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May Research and News

May Research And News

We combed through multiple medical journals looking for the latest research on Integrative approach to kidney health. We know your time is valuable so we curated and summarized these studies for you. Welcome to the InKidney May Research and News. Colchicine for CKD!   In a multi-center, nested, case-control study in three Korean hospitals, patients with CKD stage 3 and 4 who…

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…

March Research and News

March Research and News

We combed through multiple medical journals looking for the latest research on Integrative approach to kidney health. We know your time is valuable so we curated and summarized these studies for you. Welcome to the InKidney March Research and News. Air pollution is linked to kidney disease PM 2.5  refers to particulate matters that are up to 2.5…

Vagus nerve exercises

Nine Ways to Naturally Stimulate the Vagus Nerve, Lower Stress, and Promote Kidney Health

Emotional stress has been associated with faster progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD). This is because kidneys have both sympathetic and parasympathetic innervation. The sympathetic nervous system refers to the aspect of fight or flight, while the parasympathetic involves resting and digesting. In fact, acute stress can worsen kidney function, while relaxation practices can promote…

Morning routine

How To Improve Kidney Function with a Morning Routine

Perhaps the most important factor to improve kidney health is the way you start the day. There are six steps in a morning routine that I believe can keep kidneys healthy and help slow the progression of early kidney disease. In this blog, I will discuss these six steps to kidney health. This routine should…

December Research & News

December Research and News

Once again, we combed through multiple medical journals looking for the latest research on Integrative approach to kidney health. We know your time is valuable so we curated and summarized these studies for you. Welcome to the December edition of InKidney Research and News. Altered vitamin K biodistribution may decrease the benefit of vitamin K2 supplementation in advance CKD In this study,…

October research and news

October Research and News

We combed through multiple medical journals looking for the latest research on the Integrative approach to kidney health. We know your time is valuable so we curated and summarized these studies for you. Welcome to Inkidney October Research and News. Lifestyle modifications do indeed prevent CKD and delay its progression This study is coming from Japan. Researchers…

yoga and meditation for kidney health

Yoga and Meditation for Kidney Health

Yoga & meditation impact conditions like diabetes & hypertension. Here we discuss benefits of yoga and meditation for kidney health.