How to Prevent Kidney Failure

Your kidneys filter the waste and extra fluids out of your blood so they can be removed from your body through urine. When your kidneys stop working and can no longer do their job, you are said to have kidney failure.
Diabetes and high blood pressure are the most common causes of Kidney failure.
Living a healthy lifestyle and having regular check-ups can help prevent complications associated with diabetes and high blood pressure and can help prevent kidney failure.
Early kidney diseases do not have any symptoms, so getting tested is the only way to know if your kidneys are healthy. Your doctors will help you to decide how often you should be tested.

Symptoms of Kidney Failure

Symptoms of kidney failure generally occur in last stages. Kidney failure can cause different symptoms for different people such as

  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • Poor appetite
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Dry or Itchy skin
  • Swelling of feet, ankles, hands or eye
  • Frequent urination
  • Muscle cramps

Tips to Prevent Kidney Failure

Follow these tips to lower your risk for kidney disease and the problems it causes

• Manage your blood sugar
• Manage your blood pressure
• Maintain a healthy weight
• Follow a balanced diet
• Reduce salt intake
• Stay hydrated
• Exercise regularly
• Get enough sleep
• Quit smoking
• Limit alcohol intake

Do not take pain killers

If your kidneys start losing their function gradually, your doctor may use one or more methods to track your health. By watching you closely, doctor will help you maintain your kidneys function as long as possible. To know more about it, consult our doctors at BKC.

Bright Kidney Centre is best kidney specialist hospital in Hyderabad and have been experts in diagnosing and treating kidney diseases. The doctors are very empathetic and provide psychosocial support to all affected by kidney disease, helping patients get better in a friendly and supportive environment.  To know more about it, visit the doctors or book an appointment at Bright kidney Centre.