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How to Slow Down the Progression of Kidney Disease

How to slow down the progression of kidney disease. As long as you do these 5 things, you can protect your kidneys and treat the disease.

The treatment of kidney disease includes two aspects. One is hospitalization treatment, and the other one is the daily healthcare. The former one relies on the doctor’s skill, while the last one relies on your self-discipline. Sometimes your own efforts are more important than the doctor’s. Even if the doctors have excellent skill, the disease won’t get improved if you do not pay attention to it. Only when you follow a healthy lifestyle and cooperate with doctor’s treatment can you treat the disease well.
How to Slow Down the Progression of Kidney Disease

Then what should you do in life to protect kidney function and slow down the progression of disease so as to avoid uremia?

1. Proper diet restriction

How to Slow Down the Progression of Kidney Disease
Because of massive protein leakage, you should eat protein to supplement the lost protein. But to prevent the increase of protein spill, you had better limit protein intake and choose high quality protein to eat. Animal protein is better than plant protein. You can eat some meat every day to supplement the essential protein, but control its intake into 100g.

To reduce the burden of kidneys, avoid junk food and food high in fat, salt and sugar. But keep in mind that diet restriction does not mean you should stop eating, but keep on diet restriction in the case of adequate nutrition.

2. To use medication carefully

How to Slow Down the Progression of Kidney Disease
Kidney patients can not use medicine blindly. Because some medicines have renal toxicity, which can worsen kidney damage. If you go to see a doctor due to other diseases, tell your doctor about your kidney condition so that he or she can prescribe the medicine to avoid kidney injury. For example, some antibiotics and painkillers contain Guanmutong, which have renal toxicity. All in all, you should be careful in your medicine.

3. To prevent and treat high blood pressure timely

How to Slow Down the Progression of Kidney Disease
You have to clearly recognize the damage of hypertension to kidneys. Blood pressure has better be controlled under 130/80 mmHg. If you are elderly, this level can be slightly high, but it should be under 140/90 mmHg. When you choose medicine, you can consider ACEI or ARBs, which can not only lower blood pressure and decrease proteinuria, but also protect kidney function.

4. To control weight

How to Slow Down the Progression of Kidney Disease
Clinical practice proved that obesity can worsen kidney damage, and it is a leading cause of many diseases. Proper exercises and weight control are important to delay the progression of kidney disease.

5. To keep your waist warm

How to Slow Down the Progression of Kidney Disease
Waist is the kidney’s mansion. To avoid the waist to be affected by the wind, cold and wet evil. To keep your waist warm.

In fact, the points for protecting kidneys in the daily are more than these four points. Because of limited space, we can only introduce these aspects. All in all, you should follow a healthy lifestyle. For more information on kidney disease, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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