Omega 3 fatty acid

Fish be with You

Based on randomized, controlled data, omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil are now routinely used to prevent the progression of IgA nephropathy, the world’s most common glomerulopathy Image courtesy of Club Marine I was surfing the net and happen to pass by this article about Omega 3 fatty acids. Being a kidney patient, I am […]

El Niño and Dialysis Patients

El Niño – Maximum Tolerance for Dialysis Patients

In a few hours I’ll be off to my dialysis treatment. I’m already planning in advance how I would conduct my travel from our house in Manila, to the clinic in Quezon City. It’s only about 30 minutes away from our home, that’s if you have your own car, which I don’t. I take public […]

Hypertension – Living with It, Dealing with It

Hypertension or High Blood Pressure, as it is more commonly known, is one of the silent killers that plagues the general population. It owes its lethal efficiency to the fact that it goes on undetected for months, and even for years, up until a point where significant damage has already been done. Such as it was in […]

An Insignificant Voice On A Significant Issue

Did you recently encountered the question “Why do you blog?”. I do, and I always find the time to read through posts just to know why bloggers do what they do. You might be amazed at what you’d discover. From the bland, to the usual, to the eccentrically mundane reasons, bloggers have various opinions for […]

Laboratory Tests and Blood Levels for Dialysis Patients

Dialysis patients are required to take monthly laboratory tests. This is to ensure proper monitoring of our body’s blood and chemistry levels. These tests are also used by doctors as reference on how patient’s respond to dialysis, if they are eating right, their responsiveness to EPO shots via their hemoglobin levels, and so on. I […]