The body takes nutrients from food and converts them to energy. After the body has used all the food components that it needs, waste products are left behind in the bowel and in the blood.
The kidneys excrete the waste products, maintain chemicals, such as potassium and sodium, and water in balance, and remove toxic materials
When the waste products accumulate it cause several undesirable complains aggraded by elevated minerals and acidosis of the blood due to retention of hydrogen ions
common causes of kidney failure
The most common causes of kidney failure are diabetes and high blood pressure as long term complications
Kidney disease when it start, it will not stop, it is a progressive over time.
Mostly end stage kidney disease patients discovered late stage where they need renal replacement therapy, due to absence of the signs and symptoms which appear when more the 90% of the kidneys functions are lost
This focus on the importance of early detection of renal diseases to manage and to slow down the progression through an early diagnosis.
Detecting of kidney function
Detecting of kidney function can be done by measuring blood creatinine and by presence of protein in the urine.
You can examine your kidney by yourself without physician by clicking on the link
How Much Your Kidney Work
Source of illness
All human organs need nutrient to perform their specific biological functions. They gain the nutrient after have been absorbed to the blood by small intestine, through the circulatory system which circulate the blood to supply and from them carrying the waste products
The circulatory system, consist of the heart and blood vessels tubes which characterized by elasticity to adapt with pressure and blood volume to ensure good supply to the organs. when the blood vessels’ lose their elasticity atherosclerosis, the organs will suffer and signs and symptoms arise.
The most common cause for atherosclerosis is high cholesterol in the blood, this usual associated with collection of fat in the abdomen, which corallerate with body mass index, or obesity
It is necessary to eliminate body fat percentage to avoid comorbid conditions, to check your body mass index and see which group you are in and know more, click on the link Obesity and life style