To overestimate the importance of kidney health complicated: this paired organ is responsible for detoxification and blood purification.
Sometimes problems in its functioning are obvious, but in some cases that it is not all right, show unexpected symptoms.
The factors that cause kidney dysfunction include:
- dehydration of the body;
- the dysfunction of blood vessels due to diabetes;
- stop blood circulation in the kidney, including those caused by liver failure, allergic reactions, severe burns, or sepsis;
- acute and chronic diseases;
- poisoning by toxic substances;
- high or low blood pressure;
In addition you must consider the age and lifestyle.
Unusual symptoms of disorders of the kidneys
Renal failure and the formation of stones that causes these bad habits are quite common. But the problems, and not only these, sometimes show symptoms that we tend to associate with the functioning of this body, informs UkrMedia.
Decreased ability of the kidneys to filter the blood increases the concentration of toxins, and to sleepiness during the day.
Swelling in the orbital area
Swelling of the eyelids sometimes indicates that kidney began to “skip” proteins from the blood into the urine, which is normal. Reduction of their concentration in the blood leads to swelling.
The decrease in the concentration of
Fatigue is another result of the increased level of toxins. This affects the performance of care, ability to concentrate, speed of response to different stimuli.
Lack of appetite
Poor appetite – not a sign of kidney problems. But sometimes it can be the result of toxins that accumulate in the blood.
Swelling of ankles
Swelling of feet and shins are observed in diseases of the veins, heart or liver, but can also be signs of delayed excretion of sodium from the body through the loss of kidney function.
Cramps in the limbs sometimes caused by an imbalance of electrolytes, which result from disorders of the body.
Change the color and consistency of urine
More frequent urination, the detection of impurities of blood in the urine or the fact that she started foaming are signs of the need to see the doctor and examination of the kidney.
Concerns should call:
- pain and pressure in the chest area;
- strange shortness of breath;
- weight loss for no apparent reason;
- dry skin, itching;
- nausea and vomiting.
To a greater extent problems in the functioning of the kidney is exposed to people who suffer from heart disease and blood infections, autoimmune diseases, uncontrolled diabetes who abuse alcohol, illicit drugs and also overdose with some drugs.
As prophylaxis it is recommended to eat right, drink enough water, follow the instructions when taking medication, try not to contact with chemicals.
The kidneys is a natural filter of the body. Regular visits to a gynecologist and attention to signals that takes the body, can help to identify problems in the early stages, but also to prevent their occurrence.
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