Common Habits that Damage Your Kidneys

5 Common Habits that Damage Your Kidneys

We all indulge in bad habits from time to time. We’re only human, after all! And we do our best to avoid bad habits. But what about the ones that we don’t realize are bad? When it comes to preserving our kidneys’ health, we often overlook common habits that seem benign. Could you be harming your kidneys without realizing it? …

Cut Out Salt to Help Kidney Health

The modern American diet is perilous to navigate indeed. You’ve probably heard from doctors, dieticians, and other health experts that you should cut out salt. But why, and how? As a practicing nephrologist (kidney doctor), I address the salt issue with my patients a lot. What a Low Sodium Diet Looks Like Sodium is an element that is found in …

7 Golden Rules for Promoting Kidney Health

Kidney health is often one of the last things on our mind. With all the daily stresses we deal with, our “autopilot” kidneys are easy to neglect–but this is a mistake! Your kidneys only work on autopilot when you take good care of them. And since they are what keeps your body in clean working order, it’s in your best …