Drink plenty of water during the day and in night, before going to the bed, so that your body stays hydrated throughout. Also, drink lemonade as this helps to reduce the risk of kidney stones.
Control on sweets
Stay away from sugar, sodas and artificial sweeteners, processed salty foods bad trans-fat. Instead, change to natural salt and good fats such as butter from raw cream, olive oil, and organic coconut oil.
Manage diabetes and blood pressure
Manage diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. Have your blood pressure checked regularly, especially if your blood pressure is higher than usual.
Stay fit and perform at least 30 minutes of physical activity that increases your heart rate, for five or more days in the week. Maintain ideal weight.
Manage Stress Level
Do things, such as meditation, which help you reduce stress levels.
The habit of smoking slows down the blood flow to the kidneys.
Avoid consuming the over-the-counter pills regularly
Some of the common medications like NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), such as ibuprofen, tend to cause damage to the kidneys, if taken on a regular basis.
Get the kidney function checked
If you have any one or more of the following risk factors, it is important to get the kidney function checked:
– Family history of kidney disease
– If you are Asian, African or Aboriginal origin