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22 Things You Should Avoid To Prevent Kidney Damage

written by Dr Janardhana Hebbar

To prevent kidney damage avoid long term use of non-steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, smoking, excessive consumption of sugar, contrast dyes, high blood pressure, foods high in sodium, artificial sweeteners, carbonated beverages, dairy products, genetically modified foods, drug allergies, caffeine, vitamin D deficiency, sepsis and multiple myeloma.

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)- The Silent Killer

Kidney disease accounts for 26 million chronic kidney disease (CKD) adult cases, in the United States alone. People suffering from diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and those who are older than 60 years old are more prone to this dilapidating disease.


Most will have chronic kidney disease for years without realizing it as the early signs can be very subtle and it can take many years to go from chronic kidney disease (CKD) to kidney failure. Most people with CKD live out their lives without ever reaching kidney failure. Even people with stage 3 CKD have about an 80% chance of never having their kidneys fail.

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