Diet During Dialysis

How to Manage Your Diet During Dialysis

One has to make a lot of lifestyle changes once they start dialysis. Your daily dietary intake will impact the efficiency and effectiveness of dialysis, whether it is peritoneal or hemodialysis. Seemingly harmless foods like frozen dinners or chocolate could lead to serious consequences that alter your clinical outcome. But don’t worry! These few principles will help you watch your …

How to Prevent Kidney Stones

How to Prevent Kidney Stones

Most of us have at least heard of kidney stones. Maybe you’re unlucky enough to have passed one or two before. Either way, it’s in your best interest to learn how to prevent kidney stones from ever forming in the first place. That way, you can avoid the uncomfortable experience of passing one!   How Do Kidney Stones Form? Before …

8 Symptoms of Kidney Failure

Kidney failure sounds really scary. Especially since most of us were never really taught how to take care of our kidneys. We end up fearing the unknown so much that we put blinders up and just hope for the best. But kidney failure is treatable if you catch it early! If you are experiencing any of these symptoms of kidney …

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? …