Do You Have Symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
Firstly, let’s make clear what Chronic Kidney Disease is and what are the possible symptoms? Chronic Kidney Disease refers to the chronic kidney damage which can be caused by many factors such as some diseases, bad living habits and unhealthy dietary habit. Then what does “chronic” mean? In clinic, if our kidneys are damaged and can not recover within three months, then we call the renal damage Chronic Kidney Disease. As kidneys are damaged, the normal activities can not be maintained and consequently, a series of symptoms appear. The common symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease include elevated blood pressure, frequent urination at night, red urine, swelling eyelid, itchy skin(Skin Itching and Kidney Disease), difficulties in sleeping and concentrating, poor appetite, fatigue(Fatigue and Kidney Disease), vomit, nausea( Nausea and Vomiting for Kidney Disease) and lower back pain. Because damages may appear in different parts of kidney, people with Chronic Kidney Disease may have different symptoms. They may just have some of the above symptoms and may have all the symptoms. Since Chronic Kidney Disease is a chronic disease, so it has a course. According to the glomerular filtration rate which is one of the major indexes indicating renal function, the long course is divided into five stages. Our kidneys have great reserve capacity, so at the first several stages, it is difficult for us to found it. Usually, the symptoms begin to appear in Chronic Kidney Disease(CKD) Stage 3.Is Brown Nails the Symptom of Chronic Kidney Disease
Anyone can get Chronic Kidney Disease at any age. However, some people are more likely than others to develop kidney disease.Chronic Kidney Disease Is no Longer My Nightmare
Well then, who are at the high risk of getting this disease on earth? In general, if you have Diabetes, Hypertension, and family history of kidney disease or if you are older or belong to the population group that has a high rate of Diabetes or Hypertension, such as African Americans, Hispanic, Americans, Asian, Pacific Islanders and American Indians, then you may have an increased risk for Chronic Kidney Disease.
For these who have the high risk for Chronic Kidney Disease, they can do regular examination and pay close observation to themselves. Once one or some of the symptoms appear, they should go to hospital to do the related tests to find out whether they have gotten Chronic Kidney Disease. About the related tests, you can leave message to me or consult our consultant online.