The kidneys are located on both sides of the spinal cord, and they are organs responsible for filtering the blood and removing all toxins and passing these toxins to the bladder and excreting them from the body through urination However, due to certain factors, one or both kidneys stop working, this condition is known as kidney failure sometimes, Kidney failure is temporary and runs very quickly however, in most cases, the condition is chronic and continues to deteriorate over time with only dialysis or transplantation being provided as a means of exit.
According to a report by the site time now news In most cases, symptoms of CKD do not appear at an early stage. However, individuals should look for bloody or foamy urine, frequent need to urinate, disturbed sleep pattern, and insomnia
What are the factors that increase the risk of kidney failure?
Kidney failure can occur very early on or it may progress over time unnoticed. When kidney failure occurs over time, diabetes and high blood pressure can be the main responsible causes. This type of kidney failure is chronic and does not occur overnight.
Other causes of kidney failure include:
- Decreased blood circulation in the kidneys
- A blood clot around the kidney
- severe dehydration
- Adverse effect of some medicines
- heart disease
- Kidney disease
- Autoimmune diseases such as lupus
- Multiple myeloma
- Abnormally high blood sugar levels
What are the signs and symptoms of kidney failure?
The only thing that makes kidney failure a significant risk is the absence of symptoms and because of the absence of any symptoms, frequent screening for this condition in high-risk groups people older than 50 years or those with comorbidities such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart problems or those who have A history of chronic kidney disease can prevent kidney failure.
The main symptoms of kidney failure:
- blood in urine
- foamy urine
- Decreased amount and frequency of urination
- skin problems
- disturbed sleep patterns
- Swelling in the legs and ankles
- Constant nausea