Kidney Care


Symptoms of Kidney Ailments

Feeling of weakness
A weak kidney leads to form impurities in the blood. Hence people lose energy easily which makes them tired making it hard for them to concentrate.
Disturbed Sleep
The kidneys if filtered improperly release toxins in the body. Accumulation of these toxins in the body leads to disturbed sleep.
Frothy Urine
Bubbles in urine that requires flushing several times before they go away indicates protein in the urine. This froth is similar to the froth during the scrambling of eggs. This indicates albumin in urine.
Blood in urine
Kidneys that are healthy keep the blood cells healthy in the body. Improper functioning results in the blood cells to leak into the urine. This can also be an indication of tumors or any other infection.

Root Cause

According to reports, Diabetes is the number one cause of kidney diseases amounting to 44 % of the kidney failure cases. Hypertension, commonly known as high blood pressure is accountable for 29 % of cases. Kidney inflammation and genetic diseases which include polycystic kidney disease (PKD), autoimmune diseases, birth defects, and other problems can also cause kidney disease.

Recommended Lifestyle - Preventive For Healthy Life

Almost 10 percent of the general population suffers from a kidney stone and kidney diseases. Kidney problems are said to be silent killers and they do not appear at the initial stage. Here are some simple steps that can be called as do's and don't s when it comes to kidney problems.


Following are some of the steps that need to be taken to prevent the risk of having kidney ailments.

Proper intake

Eating the right amount of food provides the right quantity of proteins. This avoids the intake of unnecessary or harmful proteins that can add strain to the kidneys.

Leaching of vegetables

Leaching of vegetables includes the soaking of vegetables that are already cut before cooking. The vegetables are soaked in warm water for around 2-3 hours and then the water is drained. This lowers the amount of sodium, potassium and phosphorus content of the vegetables.

Drink plenty of water

Having at least 3-4 liters of water each day results in flushing the toxins out of the body. This reduces the load on the kidneys. When you drink water, urine is produced which flushes the toxins out of the body. This reduces the pressure on the kidneys. This reduces the risk of having any kidney problem. Drink plenty of water and citrus fruit juices. Include juices of lemon, orange and sweet lime etc.

Regular exercise

Regular exercise goes a long way in keeping the kidney’s healthy as much as it adds to ones well being. Simple moderate exercise for 3 days a week has shown to slow down the decline in kidney function in individuals with chronic kidney disease.


A kidney-friendly diet is low in sodium, potassium, and proteins is recommended for those who suffer from kidney problems. Here are a few don’ts when it comes to kidney problems.

Keep sodium-rich foods away

Foods that have sodium cause a rise in the blood pressure levels which leads to pressure on the kidneys. This can bring in various complications. Sodium rich foods include salt, baking powder, canned foods, cheese, bacon, ham sausages, meat, yeast, salted chips, biscuits, nuts, popcorn, commercial salad dressing, and soft drinks.

Avoid constipation

Avoid foods (red meat etc) that cause constipation. Exercise regularly. Consume more high fiber foods and green vegetables. Exercise regularly.

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