Kidneys

Living with Kidney Disease: Learning From Don Rickles’ Cause of Death
Could actor/comedian Don Rickles have lived even longer if he took more alternative steps to manage his kidney disease? Don Rickles’ Health & Death Last week America lost a Hollywood icon and comedic legend. Rickles and his revolutionary, unapo... Read More
PPIs: Popular Heartburn Medication Could Be Damaging Your Kidneys
Do you take heartburn medication regularly? If so, did you know that one of the more popular heartburn medications could be secretly causing kidney damage? We’ve all been there: you ate a little too much, too quickly, and you pay the price with aci... Read More
4 Simple Ways to Boost the Health of Your Kidneys
Yesterday, I mentioned that March is National Nutrition Month, but that’s not the only health topic Americans should be addressing this month. As I recently discovered, March is also National Kidney Month. Kidney health is an important aspect of yo... Read More
What Is a pH Balance and How Can It Affect Your Health?
Maybe you’ve heard this from a fellow enthusiast or even in the health media: your body needs to maintain a healthy pH balance. But what does that mean…and what happens if it doesn’t? How does it affect your overall health? And what about y... Read More
How Exercise Can Improve the Lives of Kidney Disease Patients
When it comes to the importance of exercise, sometimes I can sound like a broken record. I truly believe it is one of the most important aspects of a healthy lifestyle and part of the foundation of your overall health. By failing to adopt an exercise... Read More
Protect Your Kidneys with These Oils
Polyunsaturated fatty acids have been studied a lot over the past decade — and with good reason. These fatty acids have been shown to reduce the severity of certain types of cancers, cardiovascular disease, and kidney disease. How do polyunsatu... Read More
How to Prevent Vitamin-D Deficiency
In the final part of my look at vitamin-D deficiency, I look at how we could all prevent it. It’s actually not hard at all. I also spell out exactly how much vitamin D you need to protect yourself The ideal way to prevent a deficiency is to get... Read More
10 Tips for Preventing Painful Kidney Stones
Researchers at the University of Parma in Italy state that kidney stones are increasingly common in wealthy industrialized countries. The most frequent form (80%), they say, is idiopathic calcium stone disease. This type of kidney stone contains calc... Read More
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