Top 10 Ways to Keep Your Kidneys HealthyMarch is National Kidney Month and March 11 is World Kidney Day. You want your kidneys to last you a lifetime, donít you? So show some love for your hard-working kidneys by adopting the National Kidney Foundation's 10-step program for protecting kidney health. Begin with monitoring blood pressure and controlling weight and then move on to the rest of our kidney-healthy tips
Monitor blood pressure and cholesterol. Control weight. Don't overuse over-the-counter painkillers. Monitor blood glucose. Get an annual physical exam. Know if chronic kidney disease (CKD), diabetes or heart disease runs in your family. If so, you may be at risk. Don't smoke. Exercise regularly. Follow a healthful diet. Talk to your doctor about being tested for CKD if you're at risk.
The National Kidney Foundations urges all Americans to love their kidneys.
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