A Doctor Explains How To Identify Kidney Problems At An Early Stage

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Everyone wants to have a healthy body, where all organs work properly. However, it doesn’t always happen this way.

Kidney disease affects millions of people in the United States, and there are just a few indicators that reveal issues with kidneys. Often referred to as the "Quiet Disease" because of the lack of symptoms, most people do not discover they have kidney disease until it is very advanced. Also, many people ignore early warning signs, while catching kidney disease early can mean the difference between life and death. This is why vehicle donation is so important to fund the education of kidney disease.

Kidneys perform important functions of the body such as regulating the acid content, potassium, and salt content. Waste removal is also a function of the kidneys along with producing vitamin D and balancing the body’s fluids. Kidneys produce hormones that regulate the metabolization of calcium and controls blood pressure.

While the only way to know for sure if you have kidney disease is to get tested there do exist possible signs you may have kidney disease. If you’re at risk for kidney disease due to high blood pressure, diabetes, a family history of kidney failure or if you’re older than age 60, it’s important to get tested annually for kidney disease. Be sure to mention any symptoms you’re experiencing to your healthcare practitioner.

Dry and itchy skin is one of the first visual signs of problems with kidneys. Kidneys are responsible for regulating adequate amounts of minerals and nutrients in your body. If the kidney is plagued with disease, there is an imbalance in the system, leading to bone diseases that often accompany kidney failure. This causes continuous skin rashes and itching. Severe itchiness and dry skin is another symptom of kidney failure.

Another thing that might warn you is swelling. If the functioning of the kidneys is not optimized, body fluids are not flushed out of the system. This results in sodium retention causing swelling of legs, ankles, and feet. It is always advisable to keep checking your feet for swelling. If distinct swelling is noticed, one should consult your doctor immediately.

Want to know about other signs that indicate problems with kidneys? Watch this video till the very end!

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