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86. Kidney Health with Dr. Jenna Henderson

Episode Summary

Dr. Jenna Henderson’s unique expertise and specialty stems from her own experience with kidney failure. She had to find a solution to her own health problem and is now focused on the unique needs of renal patients. She’s lectured extensively across the country, working to bridge the gap between mainstream nephrology and natural medicine.
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Key Takeaways To Tune In For

  • [02:51] Define FSGS (Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis)
  • [03:53] How to recognize issues in kidney health
  • [08:53] Long-term medication and kidney health
  • [13:02] Kidney functions
  • [14:14] Two vs. one.… Can we survive with just one kidney?
  • [15:12]: How helpful are dietary supplements for kidney health?
  • [16:58] Stages of kidney disease
  • [17:09] Differing treatment for different stages of kidney disease
  • [20:57] Medications that are damaging to the kidneys
  • [25:08] Helpful tips for early stages of kidney disease 
  • [26:12] Water – How much is enough?
  • [29:22] Specific nutrients that support kidney health 
  • [32:17] Celery and kidney health benefits
  • [33:52] Foods to promote kidney health and foods to avoid

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