14.03.2024 – Kidney Health for All
1 in 10 MILLION people have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in the UK alone!!
Anyone can develop CKD. However, there are some things that can increase the risk such as diabetes, high blood pressure and family history of kidney disease just to name a few.
How to reduce your risk of CKD
- Quit smoking
- Reduce your alcohol intake
- 30 minutes of exercise a day
- Staying a healthy weight
- Be cautious taking anti inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen
Why are my Kidneys so Important? What do they do? How do I know they are ok?
Your kidneys play a vital part of your organs. The main job of your kidneys is to removed any toxin wastes and excess water from your blood. This then helps to managed your blood pressure, produce red blood cells and keep your bones healthy.