Understanding Kidney Failure signs , causes, types and prevention

At Average more than 60 million people in the world  both American Asian, African adults are living with kidney disease and most don’t know it. “There are a number of physical signs of kidney disease, but sometimes people attribute them to other conditions.

What is Kidney Failure:

Kidney failure occurs when your kidneys lose the ability to filter waste from your blood sufficiently. Many factors can interfere with your kidney health and function

Signs

1 Nausea and vomiting
2 Passing only small amounts of urine
3 Swelling, particularly of the ankles, and puffiness around the eyes
4 Unpleasant taste in the mouth and urine-like odor to the breath
5 Persistent fatigue or shortness of breath
6 Loss of appetite
7 Increasingly higher blood pressure
8 Muscle cramps, especially in the legs
9 Pale skin
10 Excessively dry, itchy skin
11 In children: increased fatigue and sleepiness, decrease in appetite, and poor growth

CAUSE OF KIDNEY FAILURE:

1 Loss of Blood Flow to the Kidneys:

Which include the followwing,

a heart attack
heart disease
scarring of the liver or liver failure
dehydration
a severe burn
an allergic reaction
a severe infection, such as sepsis

2 Urine Elimination Problems:

kidney stones
an enlarged prostate
blood clots within your urinary tract
damage to the nerves that control your bladder

3 Other Causes

Some diseases and conditions may lead to kidney failure, including:

a blood clot in or around your kidneys
infection
an overload of toxins from heavy metals
drugs and alcohol
vasculitis, which is an inflammation of blood vessels
lupus, which is an autoimmune disease that can cause inflammation of many body organs
glomerulonephritis, which is an inflammation of the small blood vessels of the kidneys

hemolytic uremic syndrome, which involves the breakdown red blood cells following a bacterial infection, usually of the intestines
multiple myeloma, which is a cancer of the plasma cells in your bone marrow

scleroderma, which is an autoimmune disease that affects your skin
thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, which is a disorder that causes blood clots in small vessels
chemotherapy drugs, which are medications that treat cancer and some autoimmune diseases
dyes used in some imaging tests
certain antibiotics

Type of Kidney Failure

1 Acute Prerenal Kidney Failure
2 Acute Intrinsic Kidney Failure viz
severe bleeding
shock
renal blood vessel obstruction
glomerulonephritis, which is an inflammation of the tiny filters in your kidneys

3 Chronic Prerenal Kidney Failure
4 Chronic Intrinsic Kidney Failure
5 Chronic Post-Renal Kidney Failure

How Is Kidney Failure Diagnosed?

1 Urinalysis
2 Urine Volume Measurements
3 Blood Samples
4 Imaging
5 Kidney Tissue Sample

Treatment for Kidney Failure

1 Dialysis
2 Kidney Transplant

Preventing Kidney Failure

limit your exposure to chemicals, such as household cleaners, tobacco, pesticides, and other toxic products.

Don’t Taking doses that are too high (even of common drugs such as aspirin) can create high toxin levels in a short amount of time, which can overload your kidneys.

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