To reduce the risk of developing kidney disease:
• Follow instructions on over-the-counter medications. Excessive intake of Non-prescription pain relievers, such as aspirin, ibuprofen and paracetamol or acetaminophen could lead to kidney damage and generally should be avoided in patients with CKD
• Maintaining a healthy weight. The patient must aim to maintain normal weight by being physically active most days of the week. To facilitate weight loss increasing daily physical activity and reducing calorie intake is required .Consult the dietician for a well designed diet plan .
• Avoid smoking. Cigarette smoking can damage the kidneys and can worsen the existing kidney damage.
• Manage the medical conditions with the doctor's help. If the patient has hypertension or diabetes or any disease that increases the risk of CKD consult the doctor and ask for signs of kidney damage that he should be alter about and should look for change.