Category «Kidney Diseases»

Top 15 Healthy Foods for People with Kidney Disease

    By DaVita® renal dietitian, Sara Colman, RD, CSR, CDE Researchers are discovering more and more links between chronic diseases, inflammation and “super foods” that may prevent or protect against undesirable fatty acid oxidation, a condition that occurs when the oxygen in your body reacts with fats in your blood and your cells. Oxidation is a …

Want to Improve Your Kidney Health? 5 Foods You Should Be Eating

Unless you have a kidney infection, you may not give much thought to your kidneys. Those glands sitting on either side of your lower back actually do quite a lot. They filter and absorb vitamins and nutrients while clearing out phase II detoxification metabolites (substances produced during metabolism). Hydration is important to keep the kidneys …

Top 10 Reasons for Kidney Damage According to World Top Experts

1. Medications: Long-term use of high doses of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) -prescription painkillers, that contain ibuprofen (Advil®, Motrin®), naproxen (Aleve®), or acetaminophen (Tylenol®), has a harmful effect on kidney tissue and structures, causing shrinkage of blood vessels in the kidneys. Diuretics (urine enhancers) medications may also cause excessive water loss, straining the kidneys. 2. …

Top 5 Natural Cures For Kidney Disease

There are millions of people who suffer from kidney disease every year. Kidney disease can get serious if not treated in its early stage. It is treatable only in the early stage where there is not much damage to the kidneys. The disease that is most responsible for it is diabetes. There are many natural …

Top 3 Kidney Disease Diet Tips for People with Diabetes

A kidney disease diet involves special attention to your body’s needs as kidney function decreases. A complication of type 2 diabetes, kidney disease involves kidney damage that can eventually result in kidney failure. A proper kidney disease diet takes into account this progression, incorporating proper food recommendations and dietary restrictions. Keys of a Kidney Disease …

Kidney Cancer: 10 Must-Ask Questions

Learning that you have kidney cancer can be a terrifying emotional experience. The diagnosis may fill your head with questions about your illness, your future, and what this means for your family. One way to start coping with a kidney cancer diagnosis is to have an honest discussion with your doctor and health care team …