The role of the kidneys is often underrated when we think about our health.
In fact, the kidneys play a vital role in the daily workings of your body. They are so important that nature gave us two kidneys, to cover the possibility that one might be lost to an injury.
We can live quite well with only one kidney and some people live a healthy life even though born with one missing. However, with no kidney function and untreated, death occurs within a few days!
Symptoms Of Kidney Disease
These symptoms are very general and may be caused by other illnesses. However, if they are related to kidney disease they may gradually worsen as kidney function declines.
If you are experiencing a number of these symptoms, or think you are at increased risk of kidney disease, ask your doctor for a Kidney Health Check.
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Treating Acute Kidney Injur
find and treat the cause of the acute kidney injury
use medications to support the kidneys
closely monitor the urine output a
Acute Kidney Injury
Reduced blood supply to the kidneys (for example as a result of major blood loss , a heart attack and low BP), diarrhea, vomiti
Acute kidney injury is sudden damage to the kidneys. In many cases it will be short term and your kidney function can continue