Kidney disease: how to prevent this chronic condition during the Christmas season – El Sol de México

During the December’s holidaysmeetings tend to increase, and with them it is easy to consume more proteins, fats and carbohydratesIn addition, we eat more than usual, and it is also common to drink more alcohol and smoking tobacco.

The excesses in the Guadalupe-Reyes eracan cause weight gain and affect the state of organs such as kidneys, liver, intestines, pancreas and heart.

One of the chronic conditions more complex is kidney disease and the best way to prevent it is a good feeding.

What is kidney disease?

The chronic kidney disease It is considered a disorder of multifactorial origin and is strongly associated with chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, obesity and high cholesterol. It is the second most important cause of years of life lost in Latin America.

According to PiSA Pharmaceuticalsthe kidneys are susceptible to damage from excess consumption of calories, protein and fat since all nutrients consumed must be metabolized by the organism.

The metabolism generates a large amount of waste substances that must be eliminated by the body. kidneysthrough the urine.

One in 10 Mexicans suffers from some degree of kidney disease, and this is positioned among the first five causes of death In our country.

The diabetes and hypertension poorly controlled continue to be the main cause of renal diseasewhich is why many of the prevention efforts are focused on timely care of these diseases and their risk factors, such as obesity, sedentary lifestyle and smoking.

How to maintain good kidney health?

Karina Renoirte López, medical director at PiSA Pharmaceuticalsrecommends keeping a good kidney health as follows:

  • Control the diabetes and the high blood pressureif you suffer from them
  • consume healthy foods, fresh fruits, fresh or frozen vegetables, whole grains and dairy products semi-skimmed or skimmed
  • Reduces consumption of salt and sugars added
  • Carry out physical activity for 30 minutes or more most of the week
  • Stay hydrated constantly and drink enough water
  • Take care of your weight
  • Sleep at least 7 to 8 hours a night
  • Do not smoke
  • Limit your consumption of alcohol
  • Reduces the stress

“You can enjoy delicious traditional dishes and not neglect the health of our kidneys, said Renoirte López.

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