Kidneys are considered to be one of the most important organs in the human body. The kidneys perform various extreme important functions in the human body and you should take good care of them.
Medical experts explain that the kidneys filter about 120-150 quarts of blood, to produce 1-2 quarts of urine, but also filter the waste and extra fluid out of the body. As it is mentioned above, the kidneys perform many vital functions in the human body including the following: prevent buildup of waste in the body, keep electrolyte levels stable, and make hormones that regulate blood pressure, make blood cells, and maintain strong bones.
According to statistical data, over 26 million Americans have kidney disease and even 1 in 3 American adults is currently at risk for developing the disease, which is really shocking. In addition to that, medical experts warn that in the United States only, the kidney disease is cause of death at more people than breast or prostate cancer.
There are many factors that can lead to kidney damage and some of them are type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, disease called glomerulonephritis which damages the kidney’s filtering units, infections, kidney stones and overuse of the over-the-counter pain killers.
You can repair the kidneys after damage and you will need just one common household item that you probably already have in your kitchen. That ingredient is baking soda. Below we are going to present you the procedure about how to cleanse and improve the function of your kidneys with just ½ tsp. of baking soda on daily basis.
Now probably all of you will be curious to find out how does it work. First of all if is important to mention that the endocrine system produces hormones and enzymes to help digest food into safer chemicals that the body can process. Pancreas is the organ that produces most of sodium bicarbonate in order to protect the kidneys during digestion.
In certain cases, the kidneys will produce additional amounts and that depends on the type of food you consume. For instance, if your diet includes added sugar, fried foods, fatty foods and other unhealthy choices, your endocrine system can become stressed. Due to that fact, both the pancreas and the kidneys will suffer from