Information about the prevention of kidney diseases and failure

Cases of kidney damage and failure are on the rise these days which has led to an increase in their diagnosis. These conditions are known to typically occur due to unhealthy habits and lifestyles. Kidneys are basically bean shaped organs that are responsible for filtrating waste and toxins from the blood stream. Apart from that, the kidneys are also known to balance the multiple fluids found within the human body. It further regulates blood pressure by balancing out salt and water, assists in the production of red blood cells and also forms urine.

There are a number of symptoms that play a significant role in diagnoses problems of the kidney. These are inclusive of shortness of breath, severe pain in the body, change in the quantity and color of urine, excessive fatigue and dizziness etc. With that, here is a look into common habits that are known to initiate kidney damage.

Not drinking enough water

Insufficient intake of water is the number one reason why people suffer from kidney diseases and require renal care and dialisis in Seychelles. Instead of drinking water people take carbonated or energy drinks which in the long run end up dehydrating the kidneys. Lack of water concentrates blood, which inhibits the kidney from eliminating toxins from the body. For this reason, it is highly recommended for you to take at least 12 glasses of water a day.

Not empting out the bladder

No matter how many times you have to use the restroom, it is extremely important for you to make sure that your bladder is empty. When you delay the urge to urinate, bacteria found in the urine stay longer in the bladder. When they multiply, they cause kidney infections.

Smoking

Research suggests that smoking constricts the blood vessels found in the kidneys. It further increases the heart rate and blood pressure. All of which are known to initiate kidney disease. Stop smoking if you want to live a healthy life.

High salt intake

Excessive intake of salt can severely damage your kidneys. The kidney is known to metabolize 95% of the sodium acquired through food and the kidney has to work harder so as to extract the excessive salt. In the long run, it affects the overall functioning of the kidneys which start draining due to work pressure. As a result, water retention is known to occur in the body, thereby requiring hemodialysis holiday in Seychelles. There is also the risk of increase in the blood pressure.