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Caring for Your Kidney Naturally
Andie_WebMD_Staff posted:
When you have chronic kidney disease , your kidneys are no longer working as well as they need to. Changing your diet can help protect your kidneys. It can also help you control other diseases, such as diabetes and high blood pressure, that can make kidney disease worse.

Here a a few basic tips from on improving your diet for healthy kidneys :

Drink more fluids - especially water, to help to wash away the substances in the kidneys

Eat a balanced diet - stay away from foods high in animal protein. This includes beef, chicken, pork, fish, and eggs. These foods contain a lot of protein, and too much protein may lead to kidney stones

Talk to your doctor
- if you take vitamins or supplements, he or she may want you to limit how much fish liver oil or calcium supplements you take. Also, do not take more than the recommended daily dose of vitamins C and D.

Here are a list of vitamins and supplements that our users have reviewed for treating or reducing the symptoms of Urinary tract infections (UTIs) and Kidney Disease.

Has your doctor or dietitian given you some recommendations for keeping your kidney healthy? What has been working for you?

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