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5 Bad Habits Push You To Suffer From Chronic Kidney Disease

2014-07-19 07:17

5 Bad Habits Push You To Suffer From Chronic Kidney DiseaseKidneys are important organs and play an important role in our happiness and health. Most of use neglect our body changes and finally horrible results occur. Experts remind you that you should pay attention to your body changes. And 5 bad habits make Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) happen to you.

1. Do not love to drink water

Some people have no interest on drinking water, but in fact this will damage your body. Kidneys are responsible for adjusting water and electrolytes balance, metabolizing the wastes produced by physiological activity and excreting them into urine. In the process of these functions of kidneys, enough water is needed. Thus, people should drink more water and protect kidneys.

2. Excessive use of painkillers

Some researches have shown that a long time use of painkillers will slow the blood flow, which affects kidney function badly. Besides, painkillers can also lead to kidney failure. Do not take painkillers for a long time. If you rely on painkiller over a long period of time, you should take a thorough examination in hospital.

3. Too much salt intake

Salt is an important crime culprit which puts strains on kidneys. 95% salt in our diet is metabolized by our kidneys. Too much salt intake will burden your kidneys. In addition, sodium will inhibit the body water from discharging, which further increases the burden of kidneys. In this way, it leads to declined kidney function. We should control salt intake. The scientific salt intake every day should be within 6 grams.

4. High blood pressure caused by much pressure

High blood pressure will indirectly affect the normal performance of kidneys. Regardless of ages, we all should have a blood pressure measurement every once in a while.

5. Eat unknown medicines and foods

Some foods lead to acute kidney failure. And some Chinese herbs are renal toxicity, which does not only bring harms to kidneys but also dangers our health.

Many factors can cause chronic kidney disease. One of these is bad habit. Thus, you should form a good habit both on diet and living to protect your kidneys.

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