Heal Thyself—Kidney Support

Dialysis is a surrogate for the kidneys’ crucial function of filtering waste from the blood. Without this technology, toxic wastes build up in the blood and tissues and cannot be filtered out by the ailing kidneys. This condition is known as uremia, literally meaning “urine in the blood.” Eventually this waste accumulation leads to death. … Read more Heal Thyself—Kidney Support

How to Prevent and Treat Kidney Problems With Food

Your kidneys — two bean-shaped organs — are located just below your rib cage one on either side of your spine. Positioned on top of each kidney are your adrenal glands. Each day, your kidneys filter up to 150 quarts of blood and flush out waste products through your urine. One of the reasons why … Read more How to Prevent and Treat Kidney Problems With Food

3 Natural (and Easy) Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones From Forming

I have multiple kidney stones. I would like to know what kind of foods I should avoid. What kind of natural treatment, if any, do you recommend? My doctor told me to drink plenty of water and to avoid tea. I know there must be more food/drink that I should avoid than just that. Knowing … Read more 3 Natural (and Easy) Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones From Forming

Keep Your Kidneys Young With These 10 Simple Tricks

Unfortunately, most people don’t learn about kidney problems until it’s too late, because most kidney diseases don’t produce any symptoms, says Leslie Spry, MD, of the National Kidney Foundation. Chronic kidney disease (CKD)—abnormalities in kidney or urine function for three months or more—has become more prevalent in the past 10 years. The rise in CKD, … Read more Keep Your Kidneys Young With These 10 Simple Tricks