Kidney disease means that the kidneys are damaged and can’t filter blood like they should. This damage can cause waste to build up in the body. It also can cause other problems that can harm your health.
What are the main causes of chronic kidney disease?
High blood pressure and diabetes are the most common causes of chronic kidney disease around the world.
Can early kidney disease show any symptom?
Early kidney disease often has no sign or symptoms. A person can lose up to 90% of their kidney function before experiencing any sign, but it can be detected by simple urine and blood test.
10 Symptoms of Kidney disease that you must know:
ARE YOUR KIDNEYS OK?
Nephrology is a specialty of medicine concerning kidneys’ physiology, kidney disease, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy.
Systemic conditions that affect the kidney (e.g. diabetes and hypertension) and systemic problems that occur as a result of kidney problems (e.g. metabolic bone disease and hypertension) are also studied in nephrology.
A nephrologist is a doctor who specializes in kidney care and in treating diseases of the kidney. The term nephrologist comes from the Greek word “nephros” which means renal and “ologist” refers to someone who studies. Nephrologists are educated in internal medicine and undergo very hard training to specialize in treating kidney diseases and kidney transplant clinic.
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