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?
With so many choices, how do you know which protein powder is best for you? A registered dietitian explains how protein powders differ.
Hypertension patients, ask your doctor about the results of the recent SPRINT study that finds striking benefits in a blood pressure level of less than 120 systolic.
Learn to do home dialysis, and avoid the revolving door of the dialysis center. You could benefit from shorter, more frequent dialysis while relaxing at home. Explore two types: hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.