How to Improve Kidney Function If I Have Kidney Diseases?

Q:
How to improve kidney function if I have kidney diseases?

A:
Kidney disease will affect one’s health. There are two kinds of kidney diseases: acute kidney disease and chronic kidney disease. If you have serious kidney diseases, you need consult your doctor for medical treatments. Besides, you should pay more attention on your diet and do some mild exercises.

Medical treatments to improve kidney function:

  • Surgery including percutaneous nephrolithotomy and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL).
  • Take medicines including bardoxolone methyl, blood pressure-lowering drugs.

At-home treatments to improve kidney function:

  • Eating more fresh fruits and veggies.
  • Choosing corn and rice cereals.
  • Choosing boiled cauliflower.
  • Limiting dairy foods.
  • Limiting table salt and high-sodium seasonings.
  • Avoiding packaged foods.
  • Rinsing canned foods with water.

Exercises to improve kidney function:

  • Waist exercises including sit-ups, squatting, weight lifting.
  • Jogging.
  • Swimming.

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* The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.