In the U.S., 1 in 5 men and 1 in 4 women are estimated to have chronic kidney disease, and most people who have it don’t know it. Find out how you can protect your kidney function.
Healthy kidneys like a healthy body. Some of the best things you can do to keep your kidneys healthy are related to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. But there are a few other things you can do, too.
Kidney failure, also called renal failure, is known as a “silent killer.” But you can turn up the volume: Learn five signs of kidney failure and two risk factors for kidney disease to watch out for.
Lifestyle has contributed to the recent rise of kidney stones. Heed these 6 pieces of advice from a urologist.
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Obesity and metabolic syndrome are risk factors for kidney disease. Working with a doctor and dietitian to develop a weight-loss plan can help protect your health.
You might be surprised how much your nails can tell you about your overall health. A dermatologist explains.
For some people, high salt intake can cause high blood pressure — and create a vicious cycle of heart and kidney damage. Are you at risk?
Not sure if you have a kidney stone? Our experts explain what you need to know.
For common, occasional aches and pain, an over-the-counter oral medication often does the trick. But experts warn people with chronic, ongoing pain to avoid long-term use of common remedies such as Tylenol® or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs), including aspirin, ibuprofen, Aleve® and Advil®. Hong Shen, MD, a pain management specialist at Cleveland Clinic, cautions that using … Read More
If you aren’t sure if you’re at risk for vitamin D deficiency, Cleveland Clinic physicians recommend asking your healthcare provider to check your vitamin D level.