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5 Tips Help Improve Kidney Function

2018-04-23 06:48

5 Tips Help Improve Kidney FunctionNowadays more and more people are suffering from kidney disease. Aside from extrinsic factors, daily lifestyle and environment factors can also cause kidney disease.

To avoid further kidney damage, the key point is to protect residual renal function. Moreover, you also need to avoid some factors which may aggravate your condition and lead to kidney failure.

The following 5 tips can help you manage your kidney condition.

1. Control diabetes and high blood pressure

When kidneys are damaged, metabolism will be disordered and a series of complications like high blood pressure, high blood sugar and high blood fat will occur. These complications will worsen your condition and are not good for your treatment.

It is very important to control blood pressure and blood sugar.

2. Smoking and alcohol should be avoided.

Smoking contain cancerogen and also slow down the blood circulation and worsen renal ischemia and hypoxia. Besides, as for kidney patients with high blood pressure, smoking will reduce the efficacy of medicines for high blood pressure. This is not good for keeping the stability of blood pressure, thereby affecting the protection of renal function.

Excess alcohol can burden your liver and kidneys so as to affect your glomerular filtration function. Do not drink too much alcohol.

3. Follow a proper kidney diet

Kidney patients should keep a proper kidney diet, namely low protein diet, low salt diet, low phosphorus diet, low potassium and high vitamin diet.

4. Take medication strictly according to the doctor's order and do not increase or change the medicine by yourself.

Kidney patients take various medicines like hypoglycemic agents, blood pressure medicines and steroids. Take medicines based on your doctor’s guidance and do not increase or change the medicines by yourself.

5. Improve your lifestyle

Regular breaks, not stay up late, moderate exercise and a good mood is beneficial for your recovery.

The above are some tips for kidney patients. Hope it is useful for you. Any question, you can leave a message below or email kidneycares@hotmail.com. We will reply you as soon as possible.

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