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Ways To Nourish Your Kidneys

 

The normal things we all have heard such as eating healthy and getting plenty of exercising are some of the best things you can do for your kidneys, but often it is not enough when you have kidney disease. Following your doctor’s instructions is very important, especially when considering alternative ways to help support your kidneys. Donating a vehicle for research is one of the best ways to help support those with kidney disease. Here are some alternative ideas to help support your kidney’s health:

1. Acupuncture

By promoting self-healing, acupuncture improves the functions of the body by stimulating certain acupoints. Usually acupuncture is done by inserting a fine needle into the acupoint in the skin. Other things that help is electrical stimulation, heat, and pressure. Massage, cupping, and heat therapy is also a complementary way to help nourish kidneys.

2. Reduce Stress

Kidneys can be damaged by stress. Reducing the stress in your life is an important way to nourish your kidneys. You can do meditation, yoga, massage, or pick up a hobby that helps you relax. Any type of stress relief will help with your overall health, especially with kidney health. Find ways to stay active to help increase overall physical health, along with activities that promote relaxation and rejuvenation.

3. Herb Cleanse

Parsley is known as one of the very best treatments to help cleanse the kidneys. It is recommended to thoroughly clean a large bunch of parsley, soak in a equal mixture of water and vinegar and then rinse clean. Then boil 8 cups water and add the parsley for ten minutes, then filter the parsley off and save the water in a pitcher and place in the fridge. Drink one cup daily to cleanse your kidney.

4. Nourishing Foods

Very dark foods are good for your kidneys, such as black walnuts and black beans. Also, sea food such as kelp, seaweed, and fish are very healthy for your kidneys. Asparagus, pineapple, kale, grapefruit, apples, lemons, ginger, garlic, and onions are all very good to incorporate into your diet because they help flush your kidneys of toxins.

Doing your best to keep your kidneys nourished is a very important thing your can do for your kidney health.