- Stay Fit and active. Regular exercise, cycling, walking or jogging helps in reducing blood pressure which in turn reduces risk of developing chronic renal ailments.
- Help you kidney by monitoring and maintaining a normal blood sugar level. Regular test, check-ups and medication can help fight off the early signs of kidney problems.
- Monitor your blood pressure regularly.
- Maintain a healthy diet with optimal weight and a healthy lifestyle. Reduce intake of salt and consumption of junk or fast food.
- Drinks lots of fluid. Keep your body hydrated with daily consumption of at least 3 to 4 litres of water as it helps the kidneys to filters out sodium, urea and other body toxins from body which may lead to the risk of developing chronic kidney diseases.
- Avoid smoking or refrain from smokers or areas that are polluted with carcinogenic agents.
- Avoid excessive intake of over the counter pills on regular basis, especially non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (ibuprofen) which may lead to serious kidney damage. Such medications may cause arthritis or back pain and put your kidneys at risk.
- Follow a regular check-up routine to monitor your kidney functions. This comes in handy if you have a family history of diabetes, hypertension, obese, or kidney related disease.
The most common cause for back pain, as you get older, is spinal stenosis or narrowing of one or more areas of the spine, which most often results from narrowing of the spinal canal over time. By the time people reach 50, most people’s spine show at least some signs of age-related wear and tear of the disks and of facet joints, which can grow to be enlarged and arthritic. These changes can exert pressure on the spinal cord and nerves leading to pain, numbness or weakness in arms or legs or other problems adversely affecting the quality of your life.
Your neck and lower back are the most common parts to be affected by spinal stenosis; in the neck it is called cervical spinal stenosis. Cervical spinal stenosis can cause pain or stiffness in …