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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…

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…

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…

January Research and News

January Research and News

Happy New Year! 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 the January edition of InKidney Research and News. 3 years of lifestyle interventions improved exercise capacity and decreased the losses in…

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,…

magnesium and kidneys

Magnesium and kidneys

Magnesium (Mg) is one of the most important minerals in the body. It plays an essential role as a cofactor for more than 300 critical enzymatic reactions. Unfortunately, dietary magnesium intake in developed countries has decreased over the past decades due to the increased consumption of low-magnesium diets that include processed foods and produce cultivated…

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…

very low protein diet for kidney health

Very Low Protein Diet for Kidney Health

High intake of animal protein has been associated with an accelerated decline in kidney function and increased protein being spilled in the urine. However, there is a generalized fear of recommending a very low protein diet to patients with kidney disease. There is concern this diet may provoke malnutrition especially because poor nutritional status could…

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,…

5R protocol part 5: Rebalance

The 5R Protocol Part 5: Rebalance

This is part of a series of blogs discussing an individualized comprehensive gut restoration protocol in chronic kidney disease. Here, we talk about the final step: Gut rebalance and kidney health. The Gut-Kidney Connection Recent studies have focused on the significance of a relationship between gastrointestinal (GI) integrity and microbiome diversity with various chronic diseases…