Hey! Don’t joke with your health, particularly your Kidney. These days it is difficult to read the news without seeing someone suffering from kidney failure or who just died from kidney failure. Here is an article we came across that will help you know more about kidney failure, causes, symptoms and how it could be prevented.
What is Kidney and its function
Kidneys are the organs that remove waste products from the blood and make urine. They are also involved in regulating blood pressure, electrolyte balance, and red blood cell production in the body.
What is kidney
located toward your lower back. One kidney is on each side of your spine. They
filter your blood and remove toxins from your body. Your kidneys send toxins to
your bladder. Your body later removes toxins during urination.
kidneys lose the ability to filter waste from your blood sufficiently. Many
factors can interfere with your kidney health and function, such as:
exposure to environmental pollutants or certain medications
acute and chronic diseases
toxins if your kidneys can’t do their regular job. This can lead to kidney
failure and even be life-threatening if it’s left untreated.
during kidney failure. Usually someone with kidney failure will have a few
symptoms of the disease, though sometimes none are present. Possible symptoms
reduced amount of urine
of your legs, ankles, and feet from retention of fluids caused by the failure
of your kidneys to eliminate water waste
shortness of breath
or pressure in your chest
causes kidney failure?
causes kidney failure?
kidney failure usually have one or more of the following causes:
Loss of blood flow to the
kidneys can prompt kidney failure. Some diseases and conditions that cause loss
of blood flow to the kidneys include:
severe infection, such as sepsis
also limit blood flow.
Urine elimination problems
toxins build up and overload the kidneys. Some cancers can block the urine
passageways. These include prostate (most common type in men), colon, cervical, and bladder cancers.
urination and possibly lead to kidney failure, including:
your urinary tract
to the nerves that control your bladder
to kidney failure, including:
around your kidneys
overload of toxins from heavy metals
inflammation of many body organs
small blood vessels of the kidneys
which involves the breakdown of red blood cells following a bacterial infection,
usually of the intestines
in your bone marrow
a disorder that causes blood clots in small vessels
cancer and some autoimmune diseases
used in some imaging tests