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The Kidney/Aging Connection (Western)

The Kidney/Aging Connection (Western) How Is The Kidney Connected To Aging? There is scientific knowledge to back Kidneys governing the bones as well as being the driving force for health in the aging process. Poor Kidney function leads to low calcitriol levels, which are responsible for weak bone density. Fibroblast Growth Factors (FGFs), regulate cell growth, metabolism, and transformation. One such FGF cofactor called Klotho is an anti-aging protein that binds to FGF receptors in the Kidneys. A specific FGF …

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The Kidney/ Aging connection (Eastern)

The Kidney/ Aging Connection (Eastern) How Does The Kidney’s Affect Aging? The Kidneys are the gateway to youth according to Chinese Medicine. There are Chinese Medicine perspectives as well as Western Research backing this statement. In today’s blog post, we will be taking a deep dive into both sides of the connection between Kidneys and the aging process.Kidneys govern bones and they store essence. This means that Kidneys are in control of the health of bones in terms of Chinese …

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