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Causes of Kidney Disease

Kidney disease is usually caused by other conditions that put a strain on the kidneys. Often it’s the result of a combination of different problems. kidney disease can be caused by: high blood pressure – over time, this can put strain on the small blood vessels

Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease is a long-term condition where the kidneys don’t work as well as they should. It’s a common condition often associated with getting older. Anyone can get it, although it’s more common in black people and people of south Asian origin. kidney d

Hemodialysis

In hemodialysis, a special filter called a dialyzer is used that works like an artificial kidney to purify the blood. During treatment, blood passes through tubes into the dialyzer, which filters and removes waste and excess water. Then the purified blood flows back into t

Kidney Transplant

A surgeon places the new kidney inside the lower part of the abdomen and connects the renal artery and vein of the patient with those of the new kidney. The patient's blood flows through the transplanted kidney, which begins to produce urine, as the kidneys of that person d

Peritoneal Dialysis

A mixture of minerals and sugar dissolved in water, called a dialysis solution, is introduced into the abdomen through a soft tube. The sugar, called glucose, extracts waste, chemicals and excess water from the tiny blood vessels of the peritoneum and leads them to the dial

Treatments for Kidney Disease

There’s no cure for kidney disease , but treatment can help relieve the symptoms and stop it getting worse. Your treatment will depend on how severe your kidney disease is. The main treatments are: lifestyle changes to ensure you remain as healthy as possible medica

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