Home > Medical > Kidney and bladder health > Living with kidney problems Living with kidney problems All sections in Kidney and bladder » About Kidney & Bladder » FAQs » Living with Kidney Problems » Medical Treatment » Kidney & Bladder News » Normal Kidney Function » Renal Nutrition » Kidney Failure Statins neither good nor bad for kidneys Statins have no effect – neither good nor bad – on kidney function, according to an American Society of Nephrology news release. The 4 types of urinary incontinence An unreliable bladder can affect your life in a number of ways. Here are the four main types of incontinence. Protein & sodium restriction Patients with various degrees of kidney disease and hypertension (high blood pressure) may need to restrict both their protein and sodium intakes. Check out the Health blogs » Follow Health24 on Twitter » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberDoc » 15 things you didn't know about urine What else we do on the loo Life after two kidney transplants By the age of 41, Corné Linde has had two kidney transplants. Read her story of how in the ultimate gift of love, her younger sister stepped in. Speaking out about incontinence Urinary incontinence is a reality for 8% of women and 3% of men. There will be a special guest forum on this topic on Wednesday 10 September. Get your questions ready. Kidney problems and diet If you suffer from kidney problems, diet can help. We give you the facts. Kidney disease: are you at risk? Kidney problems can sneak up on anyone. The cause could be an unrelated disease or something in your genes. Always running to the loo? Urinary incontinence, defined as any involuntary loss of urine, affects a significant proportion of the population, impacting seriously on sufferers' quality of life. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Eduloan offers affordable education finance Like us on facebook!