Your Kidneys: Keys to Healthy Aging
Your kidneys do several crucial jobs: They maintain the balance of salt, minerals and fluid in your blood; cleanse your blood of toxic waste products; and release hormones that regulate blood pressure, control red blood production and keep bones strong. Kidney disease can put all this in jeopardy. Avoid health issues that can trigger kidney problems: diabetes, obesity, heart disease, smoking, COPD.Read More
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1 in 10
Americans 20 and older living with chronic kidney disease
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Kidney Disease Q&As
National Kidney Foundation
What drugs are harmful to your kidneys?
The National Kidney Foundation encourages you to learn more about the health of your kidneys in order to protect these vital organs when taking medications, including prescription medications and over-the-counter (OTC) medications . . .
- Q How can sodium affect people with kidney disease?
- Q What medication can I take for a high phosphorus level if I have CKD?
- Q What high-phosphorus foods should I avoid if I have CKD?
- Q How can I control my phosphorus levels if I have CKD?
- Q How does phosphorus affect people with chronic kidney disease (CKD)?
- Q How safe are NSAIDs for people with kidney disease?
- Q Why would I need to take supplements if I have kidney disease?
- Q What supplements should I take if I have kidney disease?
- Q What are the risks of ureteroscopy?
- Q How are ureteral stones treated?
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