8. stop doing things that are hard on the kidneys like the following:
a. reduce medical drugs if possible hard on kidneys (especially Antibiotics , pain killers and high blood pressure medication}
b. stop street drugs
c. stop junk foods and poor diet
d. reduce stress as it is one of the worst things for the kidneys\
e. eating meat is also very hard on the kidney patient.
f. drink only real fruit juice made in a juicer, veggies juice made in a juicer, herb tea, green tea (occassionally), water, (homemade soups and their broths ok)
do not drink soft drinks, alcohol, black tea, coffee, nor eat dairy products.
someone with kidney disease said going vegetarian helped them and another said she got lower creatinine levels on an all fruit diet (she did eat normally (but healthy) once a week)she the 5th stage thread under kidney/dialysis for her post (just below the 25 steps).