Diabetes and high blood pressure are responsible for two thirds of all cases of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). By aggressively managing diabetes and high blood pressure with diet, exercise, and medications, you may be able to prevent kidney failure and help keep as much kidney function as possible. However these are long term diseases that act as a domino effect with other more life threatening illnesses.
However, some of the following are day-to-day habits that seem harmless to us, however these are the most dangerous:
We all know doctors prescribe medications, or drugs, for almost every health problem we have. Although they are important for the treatment of many serious diseases, you should be aware that drugs can also cause side effects with different intensity and severity.
They can harm important organs in our body, especially kidneys as every drug you take must pass through this organ. Although the list of medications which damage our kidneys is long, we give you the top ten of them which cause the greatest damage.
Most people don’t notice they have damaged kidneys until they become very sick. Therefore, it’s recommended you do few simple tests to check the function of your kidneys. They include:
Dr. Abdul Hamid, Member of the Advisory Board at the Global Kidney Foundation