Here Are 11 Common Habits That Can Damage Your Kidneys

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2. Taking Too Many Medications

Over-the-counter and prescription drugs are commonly prescribed for pain relief, regardless of the harmful side effects that may result. Excessive or abusive use of pain relievers can lead to serious kidney and liver damage.

3. Drinking diet soft drinks

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According to health experts, there is a close relationship between diet soft drink consumption and kidney problems. In 2009, a study showed that more than 3,000 women who drank 2 or more diet soft drinks a day had a significant decrease in kidney function. Unlike artificially sweetened drinks, those containing sugar do not have the same effect.