Kidney Function (Renal)
Your kidneys are first sized organs located at the bottom of your rib cage, on both side of your spine. They perform several functions. They filter waste product, excess water and other impurities from your blood. These waste products are stored in your bladder and later expelled through urine. Your kidneys are responsible for activating a form of vitamin D that helps your body absorb calcium for building bones and regulation muscle function.
Your kidneys regulate pH scale, salt and K levels in your body. They also produce hormones that regulate blood pressure and control the production of red blood cells. Kidney disease doesn’t only affect on adults, it can also affect children. Kidney diseases are often chronic and progressive, so it’s sometimes difficult to look on the
Maintaining kidney health is essential to overall health and general well-being. By keeping your kidneys healthy, your body can filter and expel waste properly and turn out hormones to assist your body performs properly.
Kidney disease occurs when your kidneys are damaged and over time lose the ability to work properly. Eventually this can lead to Kidney failure, where kidneys don’t work well enough to remove waste products from your body. This puts you at risk for other complications, like anaemia, weak bones and malnutrition.
Types of Kidney disease:-
- Chronic Kidney Disease
- Kidney Stones
- Poly-cystic Kidney Disease
- Urinary tract infections
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