Short-term probiotics therapy found to reverse signs of gout, metabolic syndrome and kidney disease

A recent study has found that personalized, short-term probiotics therapy is effective for the treatment of gout, gout-related kidney disease and other symptoms of metabolic syndrome. Researchers provided participants with a personalized probiotic cocktail based on their symptoms. They found that it lowered uric acid levels and restored kidney health. It also led to weight loss and improved blood … Continue reading Short-term probiotics therapy found to reverse signs of gout, metabolic syndrome and kidney disease

Your itchy skin may indicate a kidney condition; research finds a connection

Having itchy skin can mean a lot of things, but what if it’s more frequent and more severe than normal? A study published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology suggested that this may be a sign of a kidney problem. The study’s researchers found that extremely itchy skin, known as pruritus, affects many people … Continue reading Your itchy skin may indicate a kidney condition; research finds a connection