- High blood pressure
Your kidneys and circulatory system are interdependent. Small nephrons in the kidneys filter waste and excess fluid from the circulation. The nephrons that filter your blood do not obtain enough oxygen and nutrients if the blood arteries are compromised. Because of this, high blood pressure is the second most common factor in renal failure.
Tip: To prevent kidney failure, figure out how to control your excessive blood pressure. Add folic acid-rich foods to your diet to help prevent anemia since folic acid is involved in the synthesis of red blood cells.
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