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Life quality... Living well with kidney failure

But what does it practically mean to learn: How to live well with kidney failure? The answer is to manage the symptoms and gain quality of life.

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Building our mental resilience

The mental resilience as a concept comes from the Latin word resilio, which means "to bounce back" to "recoil". Resilience is related to the process of adaptation, to the management of traumatic or stressful events, to the treatment of an illness (chronic or not), to the management of a difficult situation.

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Ten goals for the New Year … Welfare Tips

What happens in everyday life never changes… what changes are ourselves, our thoughts and the way we accept or face them. So, ten goals for the New Year and some prosperity tips, to learn thinking in a different way!  

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Smoking and Kidney Disease

There are several studies linking smoking to the appearance (and in fact the appearance of CKD in the general population, e.g. to people without a risk factor for nephropathy) but also to the development of preexisting CKD. There is a greater impact in patients suffering from diabetic nephropathy or renal disease due to high blood pressure. How does smoking affect kidney function?

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Alcohol and kidney damage

Alcohol abuse can damage many organs in our body. This can also happen with our kidneys. The occasional use of alcohol does not pose problems, but alcohol abuse certainly does.

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The importance of Positive Psychology

Prolonged quarantine, constant information about the coronavirus, anxiety and insecurity about the future, thoughts about developments, financial uncertainty are just some of the factors that can have a detrimental effect on our psychology and mental health.

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