Symptoms indicative of kidney disease

There are millions of people around the world who suffer from kidney diseases but they do not know it.

According to experts, there are many signs of kidney disease, but many times people consider it to be the result of another disease.

According to him, there are some kidney problems in which there are no symptoms during the initial stages.

By the way, kidney diseases are known from the test, but experts have told some common symptoms that point to it.

People with high blood pressure, diabetes, a history of kidney failure in the family or those over the age of 60 are at a higher risk of kidney disease.

So they need to be aware of these symptoms.

Due to excessive fatigue, lack of physical energy and inability to concentrate

, the function of the kidneys starts accumulating toxic materials in the body and affects the blood.

As a result, the patient experiences fatigue, weakness and difficulty concentrating.

People with kidney disease may also experience anemia, which also affects symptoms such as weakness and fatigue.

Difficulties in sleeping

When kidney function is affected, toxic material remains present in the blood instead of coming out of the body.

This makes it difficult to get sleep at night. Similarly, there is a link between obesity and chronic kidney diseases, due to which people suffering from kidney disease face difficulties in breathing during sleep.

Dry and itchy skin

kidneys are healthy, they do many important functions, such as removing excess fluid and waste from the body, helping to create red blood cells and keep bones strong.

Dry and itchy skin may indicate minerals and bone diseases, which are encountered in kidney diseases, because the kidneys cannot maintain the balance of minerals and nutrients in the blood.

Urinating more than usual

If urinating more than usual, especially at night, it can also be a sign of kidney disease.

When the kidneys are damaged, the urge to urinate increases.

Blood in the Urine

Healthy kidneys retain blood cells in the body by filtering waste, but if the kidneys are damaged, blood cells can leak from urine.

Bleeding in the urine can be a sign of kidney disease as well as tumor, kidney disease or any other disease.

Foam in the urine

The appearance of too many bubbles in the urine can also be a sign of kidney disease, this foam indicates the release of protein.

Swelling of the eyes

The release of protein through urine is an early sign of damage to the kidney filters.

Protein excretion also swells the part around the eyes, which suggests that high amounts of protein are being excreted through the urine.

Swelling of the ankles and feet

Reduce kidney function increases the level of salinity in the body, which causes the feet and ankles to swell.

But these symptoms are not limited to kidney disease, but are also seen in heart disease and liver diseases.

It is a very common sign of loss of desire to eat, but when toxic materials are collected due to kidney function, the desire to eat also ends.

Muscle spasms

impair the balance of electrolyte by affecting kidney function, for example, low calcium levels that can cause muscle spasms.



4th Professional Medical Student. Karachi Medical and Dental College.

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