Chronic Kidney Disease Prevention in Adults
Generally, Chronic Kidney Disease Prevention can not be done even though you can take steps to reduce the risk of chronic kidney failure.
1.Using the Risk Calculator
How to estimate the condition of kidney five years to come? You can use a kidney risk calculator by answering simple questions in QKidney Web Calculator. This calculator can be used for you who are healthy or have early-stage chronic kidney. If you are in doubt, you can ask your doctor.
- A healthy diet is important for lowering cholesterol levels in the blood and keeping blood pressure normal. Both of these conditions are important to prevent the occurrence of chronic kidney disease. Eat a balanced diet including plenty of fresh vegetables and fruit.
- In addition, control cholesterol levels by avoiding foods rich in saturated fats such as fried foods, butter, cheese, cookies, biscuits, and foods that contain coconut oil or palm oil.
- Instead, you are advised to eat foods rich in unsaturated fats that can reduce cholesterol, including fish oil, avocad, nuts and seeds, sunflower oil, mustard seed oil, olive oil.
- In addition, too much salt will also increase blood pressure. It is important to limit salt intake to no more than 6 grams a day which is equivalent to one full teaspoon.
3.Avoid Cigarettes and Liquors
In addition to increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke, smoking and consuming alcohol can worsen the condition of renal impairment that has occurred. In addition to increasing cholesterol levels in the blood, excessive alcohol consumption will increase your blood pressure.
Rising blood pressure and the risk of developing CRF can be minimized by regular exercise. You are advised to run medium-intensity aerobic activities such as biking or brisk walking for at least 150 minutes each week.
5.Read the Drug Guide
Make sure you follow the instructions if you have to take painkillers. Consumption of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin and ibuprofen in excessive doses can lead to kidney disorders.
6.Beware of Diabetes
Chronic illness (long-term persistence), such as diabetes, can potentially lead to chronic renal failure. Therefore it is very important to control blood sugar levels for diabetics. In addition, every year, people with diabetes are advised to check their kidney function. Follow the doctor’s advice and take steps to maintain your condition.