If you have chronic kidney disease, your doctor has probably told you to watch your salt intake. This is because eating too much salt can cause your blood pressure to go up, which can be harmful to people with kidney disease. But you may be wondering if I need to limit salt, which salt is […]
Sodium & Fluids
Sodium & Fluids are a tough balance for kidney patients. Our registered dietitians cover the low sodium diet, fluid restrictions, and more. Don’t miss our Low Sodium Diet Guide.
There are several situations where a fluid restriction in CKD (chronic kidney disease) can help. Whether it’s stage 3, dialysis patients, or anywhere before or in between, a fluid restriction can become critical when caring for kidney health. But how much fluid does that mean? What happens if you drink too much? Is there a risk
A common misconception is that a renal diet means giving up all of your favorite foods. But this couldn’t be further from the truth! There are many low sodium hot sauce options available to those on a renal diet, it’s just a matter of where to look for them. In this article, we list out
If you have a fluid restriction, you may be familiar with the struggle that comes with controlling your fluid intake during the hot summer months. Here are ten fluid restriction tips to help control blood pressure, make dialysis easier, and give your heart a break. (Pssst! These ideas could be excellent gifts for people who
Does having kidney disease mean giving up your morning ritual? Is there anything different you need to focus on with your cup o’ joe? Find out if coffee can still be a part of your routine even with kidney disease!