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Having chronic kidney disease means that for some time your kidneys have not been working the way they should. Your kidneys have the important job of...
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Chronic kidney disease is any disease that causes the kidneys to function less efficiently over a long period of time. In the early stages of CKD...
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Some of the things that lead to chronic kidney disease are related to your age and your genetic makeup. You may be able to control other things that...
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The kidneys are two organs located on either side of your spine in the middle of your back, just above the waist. They perform several life...
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People in the early stages of CKD usually do not feel sick at all.People whose kidney disease has gotten worse mayneed to urinate more often or less...
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The cause of chronic kidney disease is not always known. But any condition or disease that damages blood vessels or other structures in the kidneys...
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Kidney damage and decreased function lasting longer than 3 months is called chronic kidney disease (CKD). Chronic kidney disease is particularly...
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The short answer is "no". WebMD talks about kidney disease with an article accessed through the following link:http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z...
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Diet is one component of slowing down kidney disease but so are regular visits to your doctor and taking prescribed medications.For example, keeping...
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Yes. I had kidney disease & was on dialysis & had horrible heart burn & my DR. put me on proposed.
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If you have chronic kidney disease that progresses, you may have the option of a kidney transplant. Most experts agree that it is the best option...
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CKD-MBD occurs when the kidneys fail to maintain the proper levels of calcium and phosphorus in the blood, leading to abnormal bone hormone levels...
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Concerns about antiperspirants and kidney disease were first raised many years ago, when dialysis patients were given a drug called aluminum...
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Many people who develop chronic kidney disease do not have symptoms at first. This is known as the "silent" phase of the disease.As your kidney...
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In a person with diabetes, nephropathy is any one of several conditions caused by changes in the very small blood vessels in the kidneys. These...