More evidence that the gut is the most important organ in the body…as I’ve been saying for years now.
There is a link between constipation and chronic kidney disease.
Researchers* found that chronic kidney disease occurred more often in people with constipation AND end-stage renal disease was more prevalent in those with constipation.
Yep, it’s all about the gut
*Sumida K. et al. (2016). Constipation and incident CKD. JASN, 11.10.2016.