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Chronic Kidney Disease – the Overlooked Causes

Recently an acquaintance with chronic kidney disease asked me what he could do to preserve kidney function and avoid going on dialysis. Since I have never treated folks with chronic kidney disease (CKD) I advised him to follow the advice of his nephrologist.

But that got me to thinking. What are the most overlooked causes of chronic kidney disease, or any other degenerative disease for that matter? I always looked for the underlying cause of the disease. Generally finding the cause tells us what to do to slow the disease down or even reverse it.

But oftentimes the symptom complex … Read the rest