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Pictures of kidney stones with the gut in the background depicting the relationship between microbiome and kidney stone

The Microbiome and Kidney Stone Formation

This blog is part of a series discussing our integrative approach to kidney stone prevention and management. In this blog we will focus on the microbiome and kidney stone formation. Kidney stone formation (urolithiasis) is a complex disease influenced by multiple factors including diet, genetics, and environment. They are painful, inconvenient, and when left untreated,…

Picture of planet earth melting indicating climate change and kidney health

Impact of Climate Change on Kidney Health

When a large number of young agricultural workers in Central America started developing kidney failure without any known risk factors in the nineties, many kidney organizations around the world started sounding the alarm bells. Scientists have been looking for reasons for this in the past two decades. Initially the connection between climate change on kidney…