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Six Diet Habits That Damage The Kidney


The rate at which young people are suffering from Kidney disease is alarming. There have been campaigns against unhealthy lifestyle that usually leads to chronic ailments such as kidney failure and its imperative we keep reminding our people of the importance to heed the warnings by experts


1. Delaying going to a toilet: Keeping your urine in your bladder for too long is a bad idea. A full bladder can cause bladder damage. The urine that stays in the bladder multiplies bacteria quickly.

Once the urine refluxes back to the ureter and kidneys, the toxic substances can result in kidney infections, then urinary tract infections, and then nephritis, and even uremia. When nature calls – do it as soon as possible.

2. Eating too much salt: You should eat no more than 5.8 grams of salt daily.

3. Eating too much meat: Too much protein in your diet is harmful for your kidneys. Protein digestion produces ammonia – a toxin that is very destructive to your kidneys. More meat equals more kidney damage.

4. Drinking too much caffeine: Caffeine is a component of many sodas and soft drinks. It raises your blood pressure and your kidneys start suffering. So you should cut down
the amount of coke you drink daily.

5. Not drinking enough water: Our kidneys should be hydrated properly to perform their functions well. If we don’t drink enough, the toxins can start accumulating in the blood, as there
isn’t enough fluid to drain them through the kidneys. Drink more than 10 glasses of
water daily.

There is an easy way to check if you are drinking enough water: look at the colour of your urine; the lighter the colour, the better.

6. Late treatment . Treat all your health problems properly and
have your health checked regularly. Let’s help ourselves.
God will protect you and your family from every disease this year.



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