Your kidneys are vital organs that keep your blood clean, among other functions. It’s important to watch out for signs that may indicate they’re not functioning properly.
In this article, we’ll cover some of the signs that may indicate that you need to take better care of your kidneys. Some may surprise you!
The kidneys and urinary system are responsible for controlling and balancing the amount of water in the body. If you’re sweating too much or too little, it could be linked to your kidney health.
Generally, the only people concerned with this problem are those that sweat a lot, mainly because its embarrassing. Beyond looking for natural remedies to solve this problem, we also need to pay more attention to our kidney function.
Lack of energy
It’s normal to to feel tired after physical or mental exertion. However, it isn’t normal for it to last or to feel exhausted for no apparent reason.
Fatigue is associated with poor kidney and liver function. The spring and fall are good times to detoxify the body.
As we’ve mentioned before, the kidneys balance the level of water in the body. If they’re not functioning properly, you may suffer from a lack of liquid in certain areas (dryness, dehydration) and excess fluid in other parts. This is noticeable in the parts of the body that retain fluids, like the legs, stomach, and eyes.
This imbalance is an unmistakable sign that the kidneys need extra attention.
It may surprise you, but several theories associate auditory problems and even some types of deafness with poor kidney function.
This fact is particularly interesting for those who have temporarily lost their hearing, in which case they should take natural supplements to support kidney function.
If you spread your hands across your waist, the kidneys are located just above the thumbs. Many people believe that the kidneys are located much lower in the abdomen, but they’re found higher up, almost touching the dorsal area.
If you experience pain or discomfort in this area, it could mean that your kidneys are inflamed. Try applying heat and taking advantage of natural treatments.
They kidneys are linked to joint health in general, particularly the knees. If you’re suffering from knee pain, in addition to treating it locally, you should also balance your kidney function with natural treatments. This will solve the cause of the problem and contribute to your recovery.
Cravings for salty food
When you have cravings for certain foods or flavors, this can indicate a deficiency in the body.
If you notice that your body is asking for salty foods, your kidneys may need a little extra support. This symptom is often related to a lack of energy that the body tries to quickly replace. In the long term, this can be harmful if you don’t know the cause.
How can you take better care of your kidneys?
To treat this problem naturally, it’s best to see a professional to develop an individual plan for your case.
If your symptoms are not severe and you’re not taking medication or suffering from disease, you should perform a healing cleanse at least once a year. You can do this at home with one of the following suggestions:
- Teas to promote kidney function.
- Onion broth to reduce kidney inflammation.
- Vegetable juices to flush toxins.
- Apply heat to the affected area.
- Use patches on the areas of the body corresponding to these organs.