Kidney Disease Stages

Chronic Kidney Disease is a very dangerous and lethal disease that lowers down the functionality of the kidneys. There are five stages in chronic kidney Disease. Glomerular filtration rate determines the exact function of the kidney. Around 26 million American adults have CKD and millions of others are at risk.

Persons with diabetes, hypertension and family history of kidney failure have greater probabilities to prone to Chronic Kidney Diseases. Blood pressure, urine albumin and serum creatinine analysis are the two simple tests can detect CKD.

Symptoms includes Sleep problems, Vomiting, Shortness of breath, Menstrual periods stop, Abnormally dark or light skin, Problems with sexual function, Drowsiness, Problems with sexual function, Excessive thirst and Frequent hiccups. 

The final stage of Chronic Kidney Disease is referred to as "End-Stage Renal Disease". At this stage, kidneys will be no longer able to remove the excess wastes and excess fluids from the body. Patients are advised to go for dialysis or a kidney transplantation.

  • Stage 3
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • End Stage Kidney Disease

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