Let’s Take A Good Look At Your Kidneys

Kidney HealthYour body does a million amazing things every day, but few of your organs work as hard as your kidneys at keeping your body free of waste and stabilizing your electrolytes.

Each of your kidneys is made up of about a million nephrons, filtering units that help the kidneys do their primary job: cleaning your blood. Every day, your kidneys filter 120 to 150 quarts of blood in order to produce one to two quarts of urine. All this hard work helps to keep your blood composition consistent so that the rest of your body can function at its best.

Even though your kidneys are able to do these amazing acts of filtration, they can be damaged by lifestyle choices and disease. That’s why it’s important that you do what you can to help keep your kidneys healthy today and for the long run.

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Three Tips for Kidney Health

Kidney HealthMarch is National Kidney Month and it’s the perfect time to remind yourself of things you can do to keep these hard-working organs healthy all year round. There are steps you can take to look after your health that will benefit your kidneys, too.

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