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How can I prevent kidney disease from high blood pressure?

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To prevent kidney damage from high blood pressure:

  • Keep your blood pressure controlled.
  • Check your blood pressure regularly.
  • Eat a healthy diet, with low salt, sugar, and saturated fats.
  • Exercise, like walking for 30 minutes, every day.
  • Take the medication your doctor prescribes.

SOURCE: National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse, National Institutes of Health.

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on June 23, 2017

SOURCE: National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse, National Institutes of Health.

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on June 23, 2017

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