Many people don’t know that, Kidneys can become damaged from a physical injury or a disease like diabetes, high blood pressure, or other disorders, high blood pressure and diabetes are the two most common causes of kidney failure.
Kidney failure does not happen overnight, It is the end result of a gradual loss of kidney function. In fact, some people do not even know they have kidney disease until their kidneys fail.
Why not? Because people with early kidney disease may not have any symptoms. Symptoms usually show up late in the progression of the disease.
What happens when kidneys fail
Healthy kidneys remove wastes and extra fluid from your blood, but when kidneys fail, wastes and extra fluid can build up in the blood and make the person feel sick.
Type 1 or type 2 diabetes
High blood pressure
Glomerulonephritis (gloe-mer-u-low-nuh-FRY-tis), an inflammation of the kidney’s filtering units (glomeruli)
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Interstitial nephritis (in-tur-STISH-ul nuh-FRY-tis), an inflammation of the kidney’s tubules and surrounding structures
Polycystic kidney disease
Prolonged obstruction of the urinary tract, from conditions such as enlarged prostate, kidney stones and some cancers
Vesicoureteral (ves-ih-koe-yoo-REE-tur-ul) reflux, a condition that causes urine to back up into your kidneys
Recurrent kidney infection, also called pyelonephritis (pie-uh-low-nuh-FRY-tis)
Risk factors includes
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Heart and blood vessels disease
Family history of kidney disease
Abnormal kidney structure
Avoid taking unprescribed drugs especially analgesics
Maintain a healthy weight
Seek medical help when necessary
If you have untreated infections, it can travel to the kidney and if left unreated,it can cause damage.
Too much use of pain killers or relieve.
Please new Moms should avoid using pain killers for their babies, at any slightest opportunity.
It doesn’t tell in the body now, but later and the kidney is always the target.
Instead use natural approaches.
Dehydration drink water always and empty the bladder always.
Substitute fish for meat in most cases.
Excessive intake of alcohol