Maintaining proper kidney health is one of the best ways to prevent Chronic Kidney Disease. Check out these tips:
Your kidneys are amazing little organs that play an essential part in keeping you healthy. Kidneys remove toxins and excess water from your blood, control your blood pressure, and stimulate the production of red blood cells. The levels of many elements and small molecules, including sodium and potassium, are regulated by your kidneys and play a large role in your health. For example, the work your kidneys do to maintain proper salt and water levels in your blood helps control your blood pressure.
Keeping your kidneys healthy is very important. Everyone's kidney function declines as they age but a healthy lifestyle can slow this. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is the more rapid and progressive loss in kidney function over a period of months or years. CKD often starts slowly and silently, making it difficult to identify symptoms early on. Maintaining proper kidney health is one of the best ways to prevent CKD.
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