The kidney is a very vital organ in the body due to the functions it performs. Kidneys are just like the filters of the human body as there help selective reabsorption and getting rid of waste. Aside these two functions, the kidney also aid in making red blood cells, regulating blood pressure, balancing the body's fluids, producing an active form of vitamin D that promotes strong, healthy bones, etc.
The kidney is a delicate organ and can be affected. Kidney failure occurs when the kidney can no longer carry out its functions effectively. Kidney disease are various health conditions that can affect the kidney. Kidney disease affects the heart. People with kidney disease have a greater risk than others for heart disease and stroke.
Do you know that there are different signs your body will begin to give you once your kidney is affected? When the kidney is affected initially, it tries to make up for lost function. That means early kidney disease often has no warning signs. You might not realize you have kidney disease until it’s advanced. That is why everyone needs to be knowledgeable about the signs and symptoms of kidney disease.
Some of the signs your body will begin to give you once your kidney is affected include;
1. You are more tired and have less energy concentrating.
When your kidney is affected, it can lead to a buildup of toxins and impurities in the blood. This can cause people to feel tired, weak and can make it hard to concentrate. Anemia which is another symptom of kidney disease can also cause weakness and fatigue hence take note of all these signs for immediate treatment.
2. Frequent urge to urinate
If you always feel the urge to urinate, its a sign that your kidney is affected. When the kidney filters are damaged, it can no longer filter the right amount of fluid and this can cause an increase in the urge to urinate especially at night. Frequent urination can also be a sign of prostate cancer in males.
3. Foamy urine
Foamy urine is a very serious symptom of kidney disease you need to pay attention to. Foamy urine is a sign of protein in the urine, which is not normal hence seek medical attention immediately you start experiencing this.
Please take note of all these signs amd seek medical attention immediately you start experiencing them.
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