Causes of Kidney Disease
Time: 2019-12-19 20:25, Tags:
You are born with two kidneys which are bean-shaped organs, and both of them are as large as your fist. Kidneys work to clean blood, filter wastes and toxins out of blood and generate urine, as well as regulate the blood pressure levels. It also secrets renin, hemopoietin, active vitamin D3 etc. It is these functions supported by kidneys which keep a balance of water and minerals and boost metabolism. If you are diagnosed with kidney disease, it means your kidneys are damaged.
The main causes of acute kidney disease include lack of blood flow to kidneys, direct injury to kidneys and urine backing up to kidneys. People with serious liver, heart or immune diseases get acute kidney disease in most cases.
Diabetes and high blood pressure are the top 2 causes for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). More than 60% CKD cases are caused by the two conditions. Other causes followed diabetes and high blood pressure, include inherited diseases(such as polycystic kidney disease), malfromations, glomerulonephritis, immune diseases, repeated urinary infections and obstructions.
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