1. haidut

    Keto Diet Can Cause Lethal Kidney Failure

    The bad news for the low-carb diets just keep piling on. This case report is about a young and (presumably) healthy Indian actress, which quickly deteriorated and eventually died of kidney failure while subjecting herself to the keto diet. Before the hate mail starts pouring into my mailbox...
  2. kay_rae

    Vitamin B1 + Early Stage Kidney Disease

    First time post, so bear with me. A friend of mine introduced me to this forum and have used it to do some research. Have found the community super helpful. Looking for thoughts, advice, ideas and feedback. Situation Summary: I've lived with Type 1 diabetes for nearly 24 years, diagnosed at...
  3. charlie

    Vitamin B1 Could Reverse Early-stage Kidney Disease In Diabetes Patients

    "The team has discovered taking high oral doses of thiamine can dramatically decrease the excretion of albumin and reverse early stage kidney disease in type 2 diabetes patients. In a paper published online in the journal Diabetologia, the team show 300 mg of thiamine taken orally each day for...
  4. F

    Taurine Improves Kidney Function (eGFR, Edema, Hyperuricemia)

    TAURINE DIURETIC AND RENAL‐REVITALIZING EFFECTS IN NONAGENARIANS Tadaomi A. Miyamoto MD, Tatsuko Fujita RN, Yoriko Wada MD, PhD, Masahide Nakai MD, Ayako Hazama MD First published: 13 January 2011 Journal of the American Geriatrics Society - Volume59, Issue1 January 2011 Pages 164-166...
  5. haidut

    Increased Fat Oxidation Is The Cause Of Kidney Damage

    At least in diabetes, according to the study below. Peat mentioned in several of his articles and interviews that the kidney damage so commonly seen in both type I and II diabetes patients is due to increased PUFA oxidation and decreased glucose oxidation. He also said that the same mechanism...
  6. Diokine

    Cigarette Smoking And The Kidneys

    My own observations have found that chronic cigarette smoking alters the function of the kidneys, at the local and nervous level. This disruption in the quantitative and qualitative efficiency in the kidneys sets the entire body up for a state of deranged metabolism. The kidneys are critical for...
  7. haidut

    Marathon Running May Cause (temporary) Kidney Failure In 80%+ Of Runners

    It's just one study with 22 people but the findings resonate quite well with the health profiles I have seen on long distance runners - i.e. developing asthma, lung fibrosis and enlarged heart. Those are chronic problems, and the study did not look if the kidney failure fully recovered after day...
  8. haidut

    Niacinamide Can Treat Kidney Failure

    Several people on the forum have experienced issues with kidney function, and it is a common co-morbidity in people with diabetes or autoimmune conditions like Lupus. Some steroids like androsterone, and progesterone have strong evidence in their favor for restoring kidney function, but they are...
  9. haidut

    The Trophic Effects Of Androsterone

    As I mentioned in a few past threads, androsterone was studied intensively in the first half of the 20th century and one of the reasons was its functional similarity to thyroid. In addition to its hypocholesterolemic effect androsterone was also found to be highly trophic to a number of organs...
  10. haidut

    Taurine Reverses Thyroid Inhibition Due To Fluoride

    As we all know, fluoride exposure is ubiquitous these days. Even if you avoid drinking tap water, eating any kind of commercial food will give you plenty of fluoride as tap water is used everywhere for cost reasons. Fluoride has well-known negative effect on the thyroid but this topic is taboo...
  11. haidut

    Low Uric Acid Predictive For Kidney Failure In Young People

    Ray has written about the benefits of uric acid as antioxidant. The common medical dogma is that uric acid should be kept as low as possible to avoid thing like gout and kidney disease. This study says that while high uric acid is not a good thing, low uric acid is actually predictive of kidney...
  12. haidut

    Estrogen is a kidney carcinogen

    More evidence for the carcinogenicity of estrogen.