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Healthy weight, healthy diet, healthy exercise -

makes the difference...

Why bother?
Regular Exercise heals and maintains the health of blood vessels and this can prevent stokes, heart attacks and kidney failure. This needs to be done with a healthy diet.

Regular Exercise helps reduce blood pressure, a major cause of kidney failure, even for those whose kidneys are failing for other reasons as well.

But why can't you just take the pills which 'control' these things?
Of course they help and they might even be life saving, but they often do not protect you sufficiently from the later complications of blood vessel disease if poor lifestyle continues to degrade the blood vessels.

It's not so much how well the pills can make your Blood Pressure numbers look good - see this video....

.... from Dr Sanjay Gupta -
consultant cardiologist at York General Hospital (

Lifestyle changes can reduce/reverse high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes  - the 2 main reasons why people end up needing dialysis.

Can it?

Have a look at these two videos from
a Live address at the European Parliament, Brussels 2018

Professor Hanno Pijl - treatment of lifestyle diseases (5 mins)
Dr Aseem Malhotra (1 min)

How does exercise help?

Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy Organs (4 mins 36 secs)
What happens if you don't exercise? (5 mins 12 secs)

10 Benefits of exercise on mind & body (5mins 45secs)

Feeling a bit frail and havenít exercised for a while? Thinking youíre not strong enough to regularly exercise? Thinking you're too old? (nobody is). Try these gentler exercises: Sitting exercises | For Strength | For Balance | For Flexibility ----> (download these exercises to print out)


How much exercise? Click here to see this summary
What is meant by exercise or activity Click here
Online Exercise for Kidney Patients
Places in Norfolk to exercise
Places in Norfolk to exercise
BMI? BMI link