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Why Dehydration Is Bad for Your Kidneys

Hydrate properly to avoid kidney disease

plastic model of a human kidney
Photo by Robina Weermeijer on Unsplash

The kidneys are responsible for controlling fluid balance and removing metabolic waste from the body. These vital organs regulate blood pressure by adjusting the water and ion content of the blood and urine in response to biochemical triggers. So what happens if there isn’t enough water for them to work…



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