The kidney is a very vital organ in the body that needs utmost care and attention. Since the kidney is a delicate organ, it can be affected when we engage in lifestyle habits that are detrimental to it.
One of the major medical conditions that affect the kidney is kidney cancer. Kidney cancer can also be called renal cancer. It Is a disease in which kidney cells become malignant (cancerous) and grow out of control, forming a tumour.
Different things can cause kidney cancer when consumed excessively. Some of them include:
Studies have shown that the high ethanol content in alcohol can cause distorted production of kidney cells. Alcohol causes changes in the function of the kidneys and makes them less able to filter the blood. Alcohol also affects the ability to regulate fluid and electrolytes in the body.
Smoking is dangerous and can affect our kidneys. Studies have shown that smoking tobacco doubles the risk of developing kidney cancer. Research has shown that about 30% of kidney cancers in men and about 25% in women are caused by smoking.
Excessive sugar can cause diabetes which is detrimental to the kidney. Diabetes elevates glucose levels beyond the normal balance and can result in several symptoms and health risks, including kidney damage and increased kidney cancer risk.
Everyone should adhere to the tips of this article.
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