Kidney-Friendly Tips

  • Keep your blood pressure below 140/90 mm Hg (or ask your doctor what the best blood pressure target is for you).
  • If your blood pressure is high, check it regualrly, and get it under control to make sure your kidneys stay healthy.
  • Take medications as instructed, and ask us  about blood pressure medicines called ACE inhibitors and ARBs, which may protect your kidneys in addition to lowering blood pressure.
  • Talk to us  about medicines that harm your kidneys and other ways to lower your blood pressure.
     
  • Eat foods lower in salt
  • Eat more fruits and vegetables
  • If you smoke, quit
  • Get active—Physical activity for 30 minutes five days a week  helps manage blood pressure and blood sugar levels.

Keeping your kidneys healthy will also help take care of your heart.

Call  us at kingwood kidney associates 281-401-9540 to schedule your appointment to help get your blood pressure controlled . 

You can also schedule your appointment online using the booking tool on this page. Book your examination today.