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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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Sodium and Chronic Kidney Disease 

I suffer from kidney failure. Should I limit salt? Yes! It is essential that you limit salt! When suffering from kidney failure, excess amounts of sodium - salt are accumulated in the body and create several problems.

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Fluid management while staying at home

One of the biggest challenges for dialysis patients is the management of fluids. However, the importance of this management is maximized during quarantine, as prolonged stay at home can lead the dialysis patient to further fluid intake and overeating.

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