Category «Kidney Diseases»

Top 22 Reasons For Kidney Damage

TOP 22 REASONS FOR KIDNEY DAMAGE: 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 …

Top weight loss tips to reduce the risk of developing chronic kidney disease

March is National Kidney Month; and the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland (NFK-MD) is sharing five of their top healthy weight loss tips. Why? Kidney disease can lead to kidney failure which requires dialysis or a transplant to survive. Because maintaining a normal weight is critical to staying healthy and preventing kidney disease, as well …