Kidney

Kidney Associated Drugs-Nutrient Interactions

Micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) are essential for every structure and function in the human…

gut restoration and progression of CKD

Comprehensive Gut Restoration and Progression of CKD

This is part one of a series of blogs discussing comprehensive gut restoration protocol and the…

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…

vitamin K in kidney health

Vitamin K in Vascular, Kidney and bone Health

Vitamin D gets a lot of attention these days, not only for its roll in bone health, but also due…

Arsenic and Kidney Health

Arsenic and Kidney Health

You might be surprised to learn that arsenic is micromineral naturally found in our food and in…

Vitamin D and Kidney Health

Vitamin D and Kidney Health

Kidney disease (KD) is associated with changes in bone health and mineral balance. Vitamin D is a…

gut restoration and progression of CKD

Feeding Gut Bacteria in Kidney Disease

Our gut is home to 100 trillion beneficial bacteria and what we eat has a tremendous impact on…

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…

Pharmacogenomics and kidney disease

Pharmacogenomics: Advances in Individualized Treatment in Kidney Disease

By Lara Zakaria, RPh MS CNS CDN IFMCP According to a report by the US Food and Drug Administration…

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…

Kidneys

IgA nephropathy: A target for Integrative approach

Immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy is a prime example of the interplay of genetics, epigenetics,…

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…

animal protein for kidney disease

The Case Against Animal Protein for Kidney Disease

In December 2012, the international guidelines for the management of chronic kidney disease (also…

Kidney

Inflammation, Leaky Gut and Kidney Disease

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

gut restoration and progression of CKD

Leaky Gut and Kidney Disease: 6 Classes of medication that might be contributing

Prescriptions and over-the-counter medications can be used safely and effectively to help treat a…

Gut kidney axis

The Gut-Kidney Axis: Nutrition Can Slow the Progress of Kidney Disease

The human gut is home to a significant number of bacteria that are essential for good health. In…