-TBB- The team get tested for #WorldKidneyDay
07:19 Thu, 12 Mar 2020
-TBB- The team get tested for #WorldKidneyDay  | News Article
The team from Mediclinic Bloemfontein, including Dr Rian Flooks (and his daughter) joined the Big Breakfast team for World Kidney Day.
Dr Riaan Flooks and team of Mediclinic Bloemfontein were in studio to provide crucial information regarding renal health as well as check the team.


Did you know, kidneys are amazing organs that do many essential tasks to keep us healthy? Their main job is to remove toxins and excess water from your blood. Kidneys also help to control your blood pressure, to produce red blood cells and to keep your bones healthy.

What can you do for your kidneys?

Kidney diseases are silent killers, which can largely affect your quality of life. There are several ways to reduce the risk of developing kidney disease.

• Keep fit, be active
• Eat a healthy diet
• Check and control your blood sugar
• Check and control your blood pressure
• Take appropriate fluid intake
• Don't smoke
• Don't take over-the-counter anti-inflammatory/pain-killer pills regularly

- Source: Mediclinic Bloemfontein

Watch the video or listen to the podcast below for more info.



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