Category «Kidney Diseases»

Top 10 Drugs That Cause Kidney Damage

The list of individual drugs that cause kidney damage is so long that it’s hard to decide on the top ten. So I’ve chosen to list them by type of drug: antibiotic, analgesic, etc. Top ten drugs that cause kidney damage: 1. Antibiotics, including ciprofloxacin, methicillin, vancomycin, sulfonamides. 2. Analgesics, including acetominophen and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory …

Top 10 Common Habits that Damage Your Kidneys

The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, located against the back muscles in the upper abdominal cavity just below the rib cage, one on each side of the spine. The kidneys detoxify the blood and aid the body in filtering out waste products through urine. Another primary function of the kidneys is to remove excess water …

Top 10 Symptoms of Kidney Disease that You Need to Know

Kidney disease is one of the most deadly silent killers. People often are not aware they have a problem until it becomes critical. According to the National Kidney Foundation, more than 26 million people in America suffer from some kind of kidney disease. The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs located in the back of the …

Top 10 Tips To Prevent Kidney Disease & Boost Vitality

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) continues to increase in populations throughout the world. It’s largely due to the growing epidemics of diabetes and hypertension – the two main causes of CKD. According to World Kidney Day, internationally there are over 240 million people with diabetes and nearly one billion people with high blood pressure. Here are …

Top 15 Healthy Foods for People with Kidney Disease

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 normal process for energy production and many chemical reactions in …

Top 7 Ways to Recover From a Kidney Transplant at Home (WikiHow)

A kidney transplant involves major surgery, and recovery will take time and effort. Each person’s recovery is different, but both physical and emotional adjustments will occur during the first year after a kidney transplant. While most people feel back to normal in a few months, understanding the process of kidney transplant recovery can help you …

Top 10 Best Herbs for Kidney Cleansing

Bean-shaped and located along the posterior side of the abdomen, the kidneys have the heavy responsibility of removing waste and toxins from the bloodstream. These vital organs work with other organs to regulate blood pressure, increase red blood cell production, and synthesize vitamin D. A healthy diet, exercise, and staying hydrated are essential for supporting …

Top 7 Diet Tips to Prevent Kidney Stones

“Heck of a day,” a friend emailed. “At 10 a.m. I started having pain in my side. By 10:30 I was in the emergency room with pain so bad I could not lie still or breathe. Kidney stones! OK, dietitian, what can I do to not get this again??” Funny you should ask. A recent …