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Habits you should keep doing to keep your kidney healthy and strong

Kidney's main function is to filter waste product and excess water from the blood and the body. It also helps regulate pH, salt and potassium levels in the body.

For healthy kidney, it's advisable to keep doing the following;

Regular exercise

Keeping active and fit helps lower the risk of chronic kidney diseases. Excercising also helps boost heart health and reduce blood pressure. You can either walk, run, dance or even cycle.

Keep blood pressure in check

High blood pressure can causes kidney damage if it occurs with either diabetes,heart disease or high cholesterols thus causing significant impact in the body. It's advisable to monitor your blood pressure consistently.

Avoid smoking

Smoking slows down the flow of blood through the body and kidney which enhance damaging of blood vessels. Smoking also increase cancer risk to your kidney.its advisable that you stop smoking so as to keep your kidney healthy .

Hydration

Regular intake of water is good for your kidney's health. it will always keep your body dehydrated. Water helps get rid of sodium and toxins from the kidney . It also helps lower the risk of kidney diseases. It's advisable to take atleast 1.5 to 2 litres of water a day.

Frequent kidney tests

Keep your kidney tested frequently to reduce the risk and early treatment for any signs and symptom of kidney disease.

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