As with the liver, kidneys they become two of the fundamental organs of our body in the detoxification and purification of our organism, because, among other important functions, they deal with the elimination of those toxins and wastes that our body does not need.
It is one of the main filters of our blood, purifying it and retaining what can be useful for our body. They also regulate both blood pressure and hydrosaline balance, stimulating the production of red blood cells.
For take care of the kidneys , and maintain good renal health, it is essential to drink between 1 and 2 liters of fluid every day every day, follow a healthy and balanced diet, avoid excess salt, highly spiced foods and control blood pressure. In addition, it can be very useful purify the kidneys at least once every year.
Causes of grit in the kidneys
However, in many occasions it is usual for urine to contain a large amount of impurities, which can crystallize. This results in sand , which in the long term may cause the appearance of kidney stones (or kidney stones ).
Its causes can be very varied, although the most common is the follow-up of a bad diet, and the consumption of a small amount of fluids every day.
- Pain in the genital area (especially when the grit moves).
- Burning sensation when urinating.
- Change of color of urine.
- Abdominal pain.
- Nausea and general malaise.
Diet to follow when there is grit in the kidneys
It is essential to follow a diet low in salt, or to eliminate its consumption and only opt for the sodium provided by certain foods, but always without excess (we must not forget that it is an essential mineral for the body).
It is also advisable to avoid high protein diets, as well as to eliminate products that contain a high content of refined sugars, as well as dairy products.
It is important to drink liquids every day (water, lemon juice and raw celery broths), as well as opt for purifying infusions such as dandelion infusion.
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