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  • How much water should I drink if I have kidney disease?

  • Follow up with a kidney specialist and get regular blood work to determine the status of the kidneys. Dehydration is very bad for the kidneys and I have seen better results in kidney health when people drink more water. I recommend 60-80 ounces of water per day depending on your body weight.

  • What does water do for the kidneys?

  • Water helps the kidneys remove wastes from your blood in the form of urine. Water also helps keep your blood vessels open so that blood can travel freely to your kidneys, and deliver essential nutrients to them. But if you become dehydrated, then it is more difficult for this delivery system to work.

  • How can I keep my kidneys healthy?

  • Keep your kidneys healthy by being 鈥渨ater wise.鈥?This means drinking the right amount of water for you. A common misconception is that everyone should drink eight glasses of water per day, but since everyone is different, daily water needs will vary by person. … Water helps the kidneys remove wastes from your blood in the form of urine.

  • How much fluid do you need to flush your kidneys?

  • The Institute of Medicine has estimated that men need approximately 13 cups (3 liters) of fluid daily, and that women need approximately 9 cups (2.2 liters) of fluid daily. Less is more if you have kidney failure (a.k.a. end stage kidney disease).