10 causes of kidney failure from your daily habits


Your kidneys are essential for your health. They produce hormones, filter your blood, eliminate toxins, absorb minerals, produce urine and neutralize acids. As an essential organ in your body, kidney deserves some genuine love.

Steady decline or damage of the kidneys can catch people unaware for quite sometimes because kidneys can still function with about 20% of functional capacity. Therefore, kidney disorder is simply known as “The Silent Diseases” and requires serious care.

Below is a list of Top 10 causes of kidney failure, leading to serious damage over time.

9Abusing the Salt Shaker

Diets rich in salt are an excellent source of sodium, which commonly raise blood pressure levels and consequently damage your kidneys. Flavor the meals with spices and herbs instead of salt. With time, you will probably find it much easier to refrain from using extra salt (sodium) for your meal.