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18 Bad Habits that can damage your kidneys, lead to Chronic Kidney Disease or kidney failure in 2021


Episode 65: 18 Bad Habits that can damage your kidneys, lead to Chronic Kidney Disease or kidney failure in 2021. You may not realize is that some bad habits can damage your kidneys and lead to kidney failure. This applies to both those with perfectly healthy kidneys as well as to those with kidney damage who want to improve their kidney health. Here are 18 bad habits that you need to break if you want to improve kidney health and avoid damage to your kidneys. If you have these bad habits, work with your doctor to help you break them. Your doctor can also explain how to know if you have kidney problems.

For those who already have Chronic Kidney Disease, it is important to protect your kidney health and kidney function to avoid kidney failure. Avoiding these bad habits for kidney health is just one step of how to prevent kidney failure and kidney damage. Preventing kidney failure and kidney damage also requires eating a kidney-friendly renal diet and living a kidney-friendly healthy lifestyle (a renal dietitian can help you here). Please note - there is no one diet for everyone, working with a renal dietitian to customize your diet is one of the best things you can do for your health.

Dadvice TV Kidney Health Coach discusses the following 18 bad habits that can damage your kidneys or lead to kidney failure and offers tips to improve kidney health:
Not Drinking Enough Water can damage your kidneys
Holding Your Bladder
Too much sodium in your diet can damage your kidneys
Not managing High BP can damage your kidneys
Not proactively managing Diabetes can damage your kidneys
Being Obese or Overweight
Living a Sedentary lifestyle
Not getting enough sleep
Not quitting smoking
Over-use of painkillers
Consuming Excessive Caffeine
Poor Nutrition
Eating Too Much Animal Protein
Eating Highly Processed Foods
Eating too many sweets
Drinking Sodas
Self-Prescribing Supplements can damage your kidneys

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IMPORTANT: This video is intended to be informational only. It is not a medical consultation, nor is it personalized medical advice. This video is not meant to replace a physician's advice, supervision, and counsel. For medical advice, please consult your physician.

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