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3 Workout Regimens Ideal for Kidney Patients

Once you’ve been diagnosed with kidney ailments, you start thinking about the restrictions this has on your lifestyle.   Most people who are having bouts with nagging kidney problems fall into the trap of     1. Aerobic workout   The goals for an aerobic workout include: • Increasing fitness • Increasing the time that…

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5 Food Groups That Should Be Taken in Moderation When You Are Having Dialysis

  The thought of having kidney problems is scary.   Imagine all that harmful waste clogging up, your blood pressure rising, excessive body fluid that just won’t get flushed out—all while red blood cell production becomes a labor. Others don’t have to imagine. They have the unfortunate lot of going through all of this right…

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3 Types of Veggies That Will Keep Your Kidneys Happy

  Imagine a container with a faucet. Place dirty liquid in it and open the faucet. Just like magic, every ounce of its filthy content is drained out. The container is your body, and the faucet is your kidney. With fully functioning and healthy kidneys, your body is assured of being cleansed from time to…

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5 All-naturall Ways of Flushing out Kidney Stones

  If there is a kind of stone that if given to you won’t elicit a swoon-worthy, heart-melting, tear-jerking reaction, it would be kidney stone. Kidney stones are formed not in caves and rock formations near extinct volcanoes—we are not talking about rare diamonds here! Kidney stones are formed when the urine becomes supersaturated. Reasons…

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5 Fruits Fabled Fab for Your Kidneys

  Have you ever thought of what makes you remove your hand from a hot, boiling kettle? What makes your heart beat? What makes your muscles contract? Say thanks to potassium for the great and wondrous job that it does! Potassium is one of the key electrolytes needed by your body to function aside from…

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Myth Debunked: The 5 Kidney Stone Misconceptions People Ought to Know

  Here is one hard fact: people who already have a pre-existing medical condition aren’t the only ones who can get kidney stones. Over the years, especially during the onset of the new millennium, the number of people—young or old—affected by this is increasing probably due to changes in diet and lifestyle. In fact, it…

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Know Your Kidneys and Help Keep Them Well-functioning

Experts and scientists marvel at how coordinated the human body is much like nature in general. The human body has systems and mechanisms that coordinate different parts to keep the whole working well. It is designed to adapt and adjust to situations—it keeps things at a level favorable to life. One of these systems is…

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Musings Of A Kidney Patient

Hi, I’m Stephen. I’ve been on dialysis now for roughly four months and I tell you, it sucks! I’m so pissed that other people are taking their kidneys for granted. I’m pissed not because I envy these people, but because these people don’t know how to value life. I always look back to the time…

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Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Take Care Of Your Kidneys

Have you ever been in a situation where a loved one is suffering from a certain disease, but you can’t do anything to ease his/her pain? You just sit there watching him/her with a painful heart wanting to cure everything for him/her but you just can’t because you don’t have the power. It is just…

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What Smoking can do to your Kidneys?

The harmful effects of smoking are widely known because it has been proven time and time again that the habit is linked to fatal conditions such as lung cancer, pulmonary disease, and coronary heart disease. It also reduces the ability to smell and taste and is said to cause premature wrinkling of the skin. However,…

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