Kidney Disease

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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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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How a Vitamin D Deficiency is Putting You at Risk

…of our most common and deadly diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and multiple sclerosis. As we age, our ability to make vitamin D in the skin lessens, and we have more difficulty absorbing supplemental vitamin D from the gut and metabolizing it in the liver and kidneys. All of these factors favor supplementing…

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Body Cleansing Detoxification Starts With the Skin

…and act as an elimination organ. This last function is of particular importance in dealing with skin diseases. Waste products and body toxins that are filtered and broken down by your liver and kidneys are removed from the body by several organs. These include the bowels, the urinary tract organs, the…

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