How the body works

What is Kidney Disease

Kidney Disease occurs when the kidney’s lose their ability to function.  Normal Kidneys  help the body regulate chemicals, water, blood pressure and help to filter toxins.

Kidney failure (whether acute or chronic) is when the kidneys lose their ability to function properly. This can occur for many reasons, including:

When determining the cause of kidney disease, there are both lifestyle and genetics factors to investigate.

A few things you can do to prevent kidney disease are to:

  • Eat a healthy diet and avoid foods that cause inflammation.
  • Exercise regularly
  • Limit alcohol intake,
  • Sleep regularly
  • Drink water
  • Manage stress

 

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