If you want to take care of your kidneys, this will help you

• Reduce/Quit alcohol intake
• Drink plenty of water especially in the morning and daytime.
• Exercise and stay active
• Don’t smoke
• Moderate your protein consumption
• Avoid illegal and hard drugs👇🏿

• Reduce your sugar intake
• Reduce your salt intake
• Keep your Bp in check
• Know you family’s medical history
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