kidney failure

Kidney failure and the rising costs of dialysis and treatment

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Few days ago, a newspaper report appeared that a man strangles his two children and hangs himself after wife dies. It was believed that the man, R. Pubalan was a 52 years old liquid trader. His wife, P. Jeya suffered kidney failure and had been on dialysis for the past 4 years. After finding out his [...]

Kidney failure due to ingesting poison – curable?

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This is a true story that had happened to my friend’s father.  He is from a small town located in another state. The family had a  farm which they plant vegetables to earn some side income. One day, my friend’s father tried to help her mother in mixing the pesticides to be used for the [...]

Chicken essence, acupuncture and kidney failure

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There was a real case told to me by my neighbor- there was an old lady was feeling very tired and fatigued. Her sons, being concerned for her, bought the Brands Essence of Chicken for her. After taking about 3 dozens of the essence everyday for about a month, she suffered from kidney failure. I did [...]

Controversies surrounding mind-body-spirit medicine

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Lately in this blog, I have been featuring articles connecting the role of our outlook, attitudes, personality and how we deal with emotions on how they affect health ailments that we may have in our bodies. The mind-body-spirit connection in health and healing has many controversies and in this article, I will attempt to address [...]

Why there is pain in kidney area? From personal experience….

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Important: If you have kidney pain and take caffeine in the form of coffee and tea, cutting down your doses can reduce the pain. If possible, just keep to one small cup a day. Try cutting down, not taking coffee after 4pm and see if you feel better. This article is written for those who [...]

Dark circles in the eyes and connection to your kidney health

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Recently, a few strangers had passed by me which literally stopped me on my tracks- because the dark rings around their eyes were so obvious. It has then prompted me to research to find out why exactly people have dark rings around their eyes- I was concerned that it could be related to the life [...]

The plight of a 23 year old Kidney Failure Patient

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Recently, I came across the plight of a 23 year old kidney failure patient, Chiw Ghee Hoong who required constant dialysis. In Malaysia, the patients can seek for subsidized treatment run by MAA- Medicare Kidney Charity Fund. Below is taken from his plight, sent out by MAA to past donors: I am MAA Medicare’s YOUNGEST patient, [...]