Some of the most serious kidney disorders mainly grow over a period of years. It mostly takes along time for kidney problem symptoms to build up to the point where you recognize that you have kidney trouble. But when blood vessels in the kidneys are damaged to a certain degree, the kidneys will not purify the blood well. This causes kidney function to deteriorate and kidney failure could result. Failure of the kidneys is fatal without a kidney transplant or a lifetime undergoing dialysis.
Here are various usual kidney problem symptoms:
* urinary problems that may well feel like a bladder infection: a burning feeling during urination, along with the feeling that you need to urinate frequently and urgently, although very little urine is produced,
* darker than normal urine,
* swelling, especially in the feet,
* pain in the back or flank area, particularly if there are kidney stones,
* grogginess, low stamina and muscle weakness,
* loss of desire for food,
* memory problems and an incapacity to think intelligibly.
Of course, some kidney problem symptoms are like other health conditions, so visit your physician for an accurate diagnosis.
A sickness known as nephrotoxicity occurs when the body is exposed to a toxin or drugs that harm the kidneys. When kidney damage occurs, toxins and waste products intensify in the blood. Blood electrolytes like potassium and magnesium are higher, and creatinine in the blood will also be increased.
What causes kidney failure? Diabetes and hypertension are among the most dangerous. A lot of people understand they have these diseases but they may not recognize that they are at a much higher danger for kidney disease at the same time. Once again, kidney damage characteristically occurs piecemeal over years and in both kidneys. In view of the fact that there are no distinguishable symptoms of kidney problems in the beginning, you are not conscious that it happens..
If you are at present suffering from, you can act to prevent kidney failure by keeping your blood sugar in the range where it should be.
High blood pressure can damage the kidneys too.. When you have high blood pressure, the kidneys do not filter fluids and toxins blood very effectively, so maintaining healthful blood pressure levels are imperative for preventing kidney damage.
Most people don't think about kidney problems until they have one. So it's important to learn to recognize kidney problems symptoms so you can take quick action, with the help of your medical professional, if signs of kidney trouble begin to crop up.
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Neal Kennedy is a retired radio and television talk show host with a special interest in health topics
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