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4/13/12 10:13 A

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Thanks for the info. Another great article.

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4/12/12 3:22 A

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I personally would advise any CKD patient to check with there Nephrologist or Renal Dietition before taking any Herb,
I do drink Hisbiscus Tea for Blood Pressure, but i checked and she said it was ok. I still am taking BP meds, but i probley should drink it more often .
Thanks Claire a good thing to know.

Im starting to take control of my life today. I will take care of me, love my self., be good to my self, I am strong, i can do this.


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4/11/12 10:09 P

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Thank you for the info Claire!

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4/11/12 7:49 P

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From an article in The Hindu:

Some paragraphs:

Aristolochic acid (AA), a plant compound used in herbal remedies since ancient times, is among the leading causes of kidney failure and upper urinary tract cancer (UUC).

This finding holds broad implications for global public health, as individuals treated with herbal preparations available worldwide that contain Aristolochia are at significant risk of developing chronic kidney disease or UUC, the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science reports.

www.thehindu.com/health/medicine-and
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esearch/article3304075.ece


Link from Science Daily:

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/0
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And from USA Today Tech

www.usatoday.com/tech/science/column
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