10 habits that can damage your kidneys
10 habits that can damage your kidneys –Are major causes that we have in our routine and without knowing we perform these habits. The kidneys in our body have many important functions which include detoxifying all of the wastes and toxins out of your body. It also helps to maintain a balance in the body by removing waste from the blood and push those wastes out of body through the urine. Moreover, they also do the hard work of balancing out the levels of electrolytes in the body along with the acid-base balance in your blood. These aspects make the kidneys very important for the human body and are critical to keep you alive. While electrolyte balance keeps your heart beating, the acid-base (PH) balance of your blood keeps the enzymes in the body working so that your cells can function.
However, when these exceptional organs become dysfunctional, not only will you feel fatigue, drowsiness, a loss of appetite, and muscle cramps, but also other symptoms. These other common symptoms include:
• Puffy face or eyes
• Back pain
• Fluid retention
• High blood pressure
• Brain fog (unable to think or concentrate properly)
10 wrong habits affecting the kidneys:
Kidneys are the important part of our body, but in bad luck many of us do not understand its importance until they face any kind of problem. The kidneys clean our blood and are the main source of discharge of fatty substances. Many of us do not know that our daily habits affect them, which lead to further problems of kidney problems.
- Stopping Urine from Flowing:
Most people try to control or stop their urine from flowing due to unwillingness or just because they are busy with their work. This greatly affects the kidney’s functions and can be a great cause in kidney failure.
- Drinking Less Water:
Water acts as petrol for kidneys, it needs water to detoxify the body and process the wastes out of the body. Due to some people drinking less water; when thick blood reaches the kidneys for cleansing at high speed, the kidney is uncle to perform the cleansing correctly as it needs water to work and thin the blood. Low use of water is also the main cause of kidney failure.
- Consumption of Salt:
The use of a lot of salt on a daily basis is not merely condemning, but it also greatly affects your health. According to an estimate, fifty percent of sodium is found in our everyday diet. If we use excessive salt, our kidneys will find difficultly in working, which can cause kidney failure.
- Eating Pan:
Pan is widely consumed in Pakistan. Whether it’s a wedding ceremony or a mid-night treat, pan has been a major cause in kidney failure and heart diseases as well.
- Protein Abuse:
Protein is very important for the body but consuming excessive protein can cause kidney failure.
While alcoholic causes other health problems, it greatly affects the kidneys and therefore should be avoided.
Sugar and salt are considered to be the polar opposites of each other, but the use of excessive salt affects our kidneys, and so does the excessive intake of sugar.
Cigarettes are very harmful to health; it can cause hypertension and blood pressure which causes the blood to get lightened. The blood therefore does not reach the kidneys and this can cause kidney failure.
According to scientific research, more than three cups of coffee in a day can greatly affect kidney health and can cause renal failure.
- Lack of Sleep:
Eating eight hours a day is very important for health.Reduction of sleep causes health problems as well as kidney disorders.