This means your kidneys are damaged and can't filter blood as they should. This damage can cause waste to build up in your body. It can also cause other problems that can harm your health, it is often a "progressive" disease meaning it can get worst
What are the symptoms of kidney failure?
You may notice one or more of the following symptoms if your kidneys are beginning to fail:
Nausea and vomiting
Not feeling hungry
Swelling in your feet and ankles
Too much urine (pee) or not enough urine
Trouble catching your breath
If your kidneys stop working suddenly (acute kidney failure), you may notice one or more of the following symptoms:
Abdominal (belly) pain
Having one or more of any of the symptoms above may be a sign of serious kidney problems. If you notice any of these symptoms, you should contact your doctor right away.
You’re at a higher risk of chronic kidney failure if you:
have heart disease
have high cholesterol
have a family history of kidney disease
are over the age of 65
Treatment for Chronic Kidney Failure
There is no cure for chronic kidney failure. However, there are measures you can take to slow its progression.
You should also avoid smoking and keep up to date on your vaccinations, including your flu shots. Discuss supplements and over-the-counter medications with your doctor before taking them. If you see other doctors for different conditions, always inform them of your kidney situation.
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