Healthy kidneys require lifestyle changes such as regular exercise, weight management, abstinence from alcohol and a low-fat diet, doctors said here Thursday.
Experts from Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Center observed World Kidney Day with the theme “Kidney Health for All – Prepare for the Unexpected and Help Vulnerable People”, saying that the kidneys are affected by various diseases. said that it could be affected by Consumption of unsanitary food and water can lead to sudden and severe kidney failure, diarrhea, vomiting and sepsis.
K. Sampath Kumar, Senior Consultant and Head of Nephrology, said one in ten adults in the country has some form of kidney disease. Consumption of large amounts of pain relievers also contributes to kidney damage. Alcohol also damages the liver and pancreas predisposing to kidney failure.
To prevent kidney disease, you should drink plenty of water, reduce salty foods, avoid fast foods containing phosphate additives, eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, and engage in moderately vigorous exercise regularly. be.
Dr. Andrew Deepak Rajiv believes that modern lifestyle disorders such as obesity, hypertension, and diabetes should be effectively treated to prevent kidney disease, thereby reducing the risk of kidney disease through medication and lifestyle adjustments. He said that effective secondary prevention methods can be implemented at the appropriate time.