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A 33-year-old member asked:

Please recommend the best herbs for kidney disease?

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Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
None: No known herbs for kidney disease. Based on your baseline kidney function anything such as a mega dose of vitamin C or a large dose of Mg or phosphate containing laxative could be dangerous for remaining kidney health. There is an increase incidence of Chinese herbal nephropathy. Before using anything checks your kidney function and check with your doctor.
Last updated May 19, 2014
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