Recommendation against Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)"The authors of the following study believe it shows that vitamin C supplementation leads to a significant increase in serum oxalate levels in dialysis patients..."
Relationship to Magnesium Toxicity"High levels of magnesium can develop in patients with kidney failure and in elderly people whose kidney functions are reduced..." Recommendation against Magnesium"If you have kidney problems, taking magnesium supplements may make you accumulate the mineral too quickly, which could be toxic..."
CRI is the stage where the kidneys are functioning at less than 50 per cent of normal. Measurement of kidney function is done through laboratory tests that include serum creatinine and/or 24-hour urine collections for creatinine clearance. At this stage, most individuals do not have any obvious symptoms.
Recommendation Heavy Metal Detoxification / Avoidance"A study evaluated 272 men and women with chronic renal failure and found that there was a significantly increased risk from exposure to lead, copper, chromium, tin, mercury, welding fumes, silicon containing compounds, grain dust and oxygenated hydrocarbons..."
The Condition"...include glomerulonephritis of any type (one of the most common causes), polycystic kidney disease, hypertension, Alport syndrome, reflux nephropathy, obstruction, kidney stones, infection, and analgesic toxicity..."
The Condition"...Hypertension, congestive heart failure, urinary tract infections, kidney stones, obstructions of the urinary tract, glomerulonephritis, and other disorders should be treated as appropriate..."