Anyone can get Chronic kidney Disease but some people are more prone to get the disease which are:
There are small filters present in the kidney that clean the waste of the body which are called nephrons. When some damage occurs to these small filters is when one gets Chronic Kidney Disease. The cause of this can be any of the following:
The Disease does not show any major symptoms at its basic stage as the body tries to filter out the waste on its own. When the damage gets more severe on its advanced stage, is when the body starts to show some minor symptoms:
You should consult a doctor when you feel these symptoms who will be able to diagnose the problem and suggest the suitable treatment for you.
The doctor will be enquiring about your family history of diseases and also about your history with high blood pressure and diabetes. To diagnose the exact issue, the doctor will suggest some tests like blood tests and urine tests. This will help in diagnosing the abnormalities in the blood and identify the chronic Kidney Disease.
On the basic stage, the disease could be cured through some medications and lifestyle changes. The doctor can put you medications to lower your cholesterol levels, to treat anemia. And could also suggest you to take a low-protein diet in order to minimize the waste in your blood.
At the end stage, the doctors treat the disease through a kidney transplant or dialysis
Kidney Transplant:- it involves replacing the diseased kidney with a healthy kidney from a donor. After the transplant you will have to take medications so that your body does not reject the entry of a new organ in your system and it functions as it should.
Dialysis:- It is an artificial procedure through which all the waste fluids and other material could be removed out of the body since the kidney is not able function properly.