Kidney Disease

Fiber and Digestive Cleansing

…These additional toxins increase the workload of both your liver and kidneys. The slow-moving stools also lead to a condition called diverticulitis. Diverticulum: Latin for "You Don't Want to Know" In the early stages of the disease, as your intestines struggle to remove toxins and waste material, small…

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Muscle Cramps May Signal a Trace Mineral Deficiency

…natural diuretics can starts to deplete the body of minerals. Also, with age the gut becomes less efficient at absorbing various minerals, and the kidneys become less efficient at retaining them. This helps explain why people over age 50 typically require higher amounts of calcium and magnesium to maintain…

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Cranberry for Urinary Tract Infection Prevention

…not treated early and well, the infection may become chronic and spread to the kidneys. That is very serious, so here are some suggestions for early treatment and even prevention. But first, what causes cystitis? The disease is almost always caused by fecal bacteria, usually E. coli, that migrate up the…

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