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World Kidney Day 2023: 5 Daily Habits That Can Damage Your Kidneys

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World Kidney Day 2023: World Kidney Day is a global health event observed on March 9 with an aim to bring patients suffering from kidney disease and highlight awareness about kidney health and how it can affect life. This health campaign also educates the populace about their role in maintaining overall health and well-being. The kidneys are the vital organs in the system that performs several bodily processes and without a healthy one, even the simplest task can become dreadful.

Every year on the second Thursday of March, World Kidney Day is observed to raise awareness about the importance of kidneys in our overall health. It also draws attention to the growing prevalence of kidney diseases around the world. And, as global awareness of the importance of kidney health grows, we thought we’d share answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about kidney health.

 

Kidneys play an important role in filtering waste products from the blood and eliminating them from the body through urine. They also aid in the balance of electrolytes and other fluids. They are typically harmed by a condition known as chronic kidney disease.

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World Kidney Day 2023: 5 facts about kidney health

Having High Salt Intake:

A sodium-rich diet, or eating foods high in salt, has a direct impact on blood pressure. A rise in blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can harm your kidneys. Instead of salt, flavour your food with spices and herbs.

Eating Too Much Sugar:

A sodium-rich diet, or eating foods high in salt, has a direct impact on blood pressure. A rise in blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can harm your kidneys. Instead of salt, flavour your food with spices and herbs.

Not Drinking Adequate Amount Of Water

It is harmful to your kidneys if you do not stay hydrated. Water aids in the removal of sodium and toxins from the body, as well as the prevention of painful kidney stones. Doctors recommend that people with healthy kidneys drink 3-4 litres of water per day, but those with kidney problems may need to limit their fluid intake.

Not Sleeping Enough

The sleep-wake cycle regulates kidney function by regulating the workload of the kidneys over a 24-hour period. A good night’s sleep, among other things, is essential for healthy kidneys.

Not Exercising

Sitting in one position for an extended period of time can be harmful to your kidneys. Sedentism harms the kidneys, whereas regular exercise improves metabolism, regulates blood pressure and blood sugar, and helps to maintain kidney health overall.

 

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