Your kidneys are among the most important organs in your body, responsible for filtering waste, producing red blood cells, and even keeping your bones strong and sturdy.
However, despite the vital role they play in keeping us healthy, many of us don’t realize it send physical signals of diseases that we may attribute to other conditions.
It’s good to know the warning signs before any issues sideline you.
With that in mind, we’ve compiled the 5 most common (and debilitating) herein.
If you’re experiencing a few of these with any frequency, get thee to a doctor a soon as possible.
?You feel the need to urinate more often :
sometimes when you feel the need to urinate often especially at night, this could be a sign of kidney disease, because when the kidney loses it’s ability to filter urine, it leads to an urge to want to urinate often.
? You see blood in urine :
Normally the blood are in the blood vessel. when the kidneys filters are bad, they lose their ability to act as a sieve to prevent blood and other substances from leaking out. Hence, the presence of blood in the urine.
? Your urine is foamy :
The presence of excess protein in the urine makes it foam, proteins are not supposed to be seen in the urine, their presence indicates that there is an anomaly in the kidneys.
? Experiencing persistent puffiness around your eyes :
Kidney disease can present with puffiness of the eyes, this is also due to loss of proteins from the kidney filters to the urine. .
?Your ankles and feet are swollen:
this can be caused by a variety of things, one of which is swelling of the ankles and feet. This is also due to loss of proteins from the body through the kidneys and into the urine.
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