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How To Prevent Kidney Disease

The kidney are a pair of bean-shaped organs below your ribs on either side of your spine. They help to;

1. Control blood pressure

2. Stimulate the production of red blood cells

3. Keep your bones healthy

4. Regulate blood chemicals that are essential to life

5. They regulate pH, salt in the body

6. Activate a form of vitamin D that helps the absorb calcium and potassium levels in the body.

But there are some diseases that occurs in the kidney due to maybe smoking or drinking wine.

Diseases of the kidney

1. Chronic Kidney Disease: This is caused by high blood pressure. It increases the pressure on the Glomeruli.

2. Kidney Stones: They occurs when minerals and other substance in the blood form solid masses in the kidney.

3. Polycystic Kidney Disease: This is a genetic disorder that cause numerous cysts to grow in the kidney.

4. Urinary Tract Infection: This are bacterial infection of any part of the urinary system.

Symptoms of Kidney Disease

1. Fatigue

2. Poor appetite

3. Muscle cramping

4. Swollen feet and ankles

5. Frequent urination

Prevention of Kidney Disease

1. Lose your weight if you are overweight

2. Stop smoking and drinking wine

3. Drink plenty of water

4. Stay in your target cholesterol range

5. Avoid self medication

6. Eat more fruit and vegetables

7. Consume a low salt and low fat

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Glomeruli Kidney Disease

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