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Having good restful sleep contributes to a healthy lifestyle. It is estimated that over 50 million Americans suffer chronically from sleep disorders, affecting their routine and impacting their health adversely. This article will talk about common sleep disorders and people with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).Among the people who suffer from sleep problems are chronic kidney

The kidneys filter the body of waste and toxins in the body and return amino acids, glucose, hormones, vitamins, and other essential substances into the bloodstream. Kidneys have small blood vessels called glomeruli that remove the waste where it leaves through the urine. Besides filtering waste materials and drugs from the body, the kidneys balance

Taking vitamins supports different bodily functions. Vitamins and minerals help heal wounds and boost the immune system, among others. The Institute of Medicine shared that the human body needs at least 13 vitamins for proper bodily functions. Eating the right food sources is a natural way to get these vitamins. However, getting vitamins and minerals

The kidneys perform essential bodily functions such as filtering toxins from the blood and balancing mineral levels. Healthy kidneys also help manage blood pressure by regulating electrolytes. They are also responsible for adjusting pH, filtering proteins, and producing a variety of hormones. The question is that if kidney detox/cleanse effective?When you have chronic kidney disease

Cheese is a versatile food that you can eat on its own, as a spread or as toppings. Whether it’s on burgers, pasta or with a glass of wine, cheese is a delicious addition to a range of snacks and dishes. More cheese is produced globally than the combined production of coffee, tea, tobacco, and

Chronic Kidney disease can trigger different skin conditions. Skin manifestations among CKD patients and people on dialysis are common. Additionally, it is also common to experience skin changes associated with the origin of kidney disease, such as diabetes.Skin problems with CKDDermatological manifestations related to CKD can affect the quality of your life. Besides the physical

Healthy kidneys remove the extra fluid and waste from the blood through urine. However, when the kidneys have lost 85-90% of their ability to function, this is the time a patient is required to undergo dialysis. Dialysis replaces some of the kidney’s functions as it excretes the waste products and excess fluid from the blood.

A Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) test measures the urea nitrogen levels in the blood. Urea is a waste product that is produced in the body as a natural process of breaking down proteins. The liver breaks down protein and ammonia to produce urea, after which, it is taken up by the kidneys. The kidneys transfer

Have you ever been completely confused about which milk to choose from at the dairy section that isn’t harmful to your kidneys? Choosing milk when you have CKD can be tricky because of the high levels of phosphorus, potassium, and calcium found in dairy milk. Even low-fat milk at times may not be suitable for

Healthy kidneys maintain the blood creatinine within a normal range. However, as kidney function declines, the kidneys may be unable to clear the creatinine level in the blood. Abnormally high levels of creatinine could indicate potential kidney malfunction or failure. For this reason, the doctors conduct a creatinine test (along with other tests) to determine

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