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Back pain versus Kidney Pain Oct 3rd, 2022

Back pain vs kidney pain is a topic that deserves a lot of discussions. For many individuals, it is difficult to understand the difference between the two. Consequently, what you perceive as back pain may in fact be kidney pain.    The problem is that a lot of people suffer...

Top 15 Foods That Increase Blood Pressure Sep 16th, 2022

It’s known that many foods lower blood pressure, but what can raise it? Perhaps surprisingly, various foods can increase blood pressure levels in your body, leading to possible health complications. Below, we have listed some of the most common items to cut down on:  #1 Salt/Sodium Too much sodium in...

Weight Cuts and Electrolyte Abnormalities Aug 22nd, 2022

Weight Cuts: Electrolyte Abnormalities Electrolyte abnormalities occur when the levels of electrolytes in the body become imbalanced. This can happen when an athlete loses weight through sweating, vomiting, or diarrhea. Electrolyte abnormalities can also occur when an athlete doesn't consume enough fluids or eats a diet low in electrolytes. Symptoms...

Combat Sports and Kidney Function Jul 30th, 2022

It's not really a secret that playing sports can have an adverse effect on your health, especially when playing at professional or semi-professional levels. For example, there has been a lot of attention on head injuries and concussions in football. Combat sports also have the potential to negatively affect health...

Why BJJ is the best fitness routine for your kidneys Jul 25th, 2022

If you are looking at helping to heal, maintain, or manage your kidney health, looking at your overall health is often a wise approach. Most fitness routines, however, come with boredom or dread. Who wants to head to the gym to walk or run on the treadmill? In order to...

Neural Therapy and Chronic Kidney Disease Jul 18th, 2022

Patients suffering from kidney disease will often find themselves in a lot of pain. As a consequence, you want to find all the possible pain relief methods and medications to deal with these feelings.  One potential option is neural therapy, which has grown in popularity over the years. Naturally, you...

The 8 Functions of the Kidney Jul 15th, 2022

Most people assume that the main job of the kidneys is to remove waste products from the blood – and that’s true. However, the kidneys are a multi-faceted organ, involved in all sorts of chemical reactions and biological processes. In this post, we answer the question: what is the function...

How do you prevent kidney stones? Jul 11th, 2022

According to data, the risk of kidney stones is around 11% in men and 9% in women. It is one of the most common kidney issues to face, and it can be extremely painful. Passing a kidney stone is not something you ever want to do, and the good news...

Medical Cannabis and Kidney Disease Jul 1st, 2022

What is Chronic Kidney Disease? Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a condition that damages the kidneys and affects their ability to function correctly. According to the National Kidney Foundation, CKD affects 37 million adults in the United States. CKD can lead to kidney failure, which requires dialysis or a kidney...

Importance of Sleep and Kidney Disease Jun 8th, 2022

Kidney disease is clearly a big issue as it affects your body’s ability to cleanse the blood of toxins. While many factors can influence your chances of developing kidney disease, there are also lots of things that might worsen the problem if it already exists.  Sleep and Kidney Disease Believe...

Everything You Should Know About Gout May 27th, 2022

  What is Gout? Gout is a type of arthritis, a condition that causes pain and inflammation in the joints. It often affects the big toe but can occur in any joint. It typically affects only one joint at a time.2 These are the most frequent spots where gout develops:2...

Everything You Should Know About Kidney Stones Apr 27th, 2022

Everything You Should Know About Kidney Stones  Kidney stones or nephrolithiasis is a common health problem in the United States. Read on to find out what kidney stones are, why they appear, how to prevent them, and how to treat them.  What are kidney stones? A kidney stone is a...