Chronic Kidney Disease Esther, pablo, juan y alba

What is CKD?

CKD is a long-term condition where the kidneys don't work as well as they should.This normally affects old people and is more common on asian and black people.

Normal vs Diseased kidney.

Symptoms

Tiredness

Swollen ankles, feet or hands.

Feeling sick.

Blood in your urine

Other symptoms.

Causes

Normally caused because of:

High blood pressure

Diabetes

Hight colesterol

Kidney infection

Polycistic kidney disease

Blockages in the flow of urine

Regular use of certain medicines

Causes in a pie chart.

Treatments

Lifestyle changes to ensure you remain as healthy as possible.

Medication to control associated problems such as high blood pressure and high colesterol.

Dialysis: treatment to replicate kidney functions.

Kidney transplant.

Dialysis

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