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Diet for Kidney Disorders

Each individual has two kidneys which are bean shaped, each of which is about the size of your fist.
The main function of kidneys is to filter your blood. The kidneys are responsible for getting rid of the waste products, drugs and toxins through your urine.
Kidneys also:
Regulate electrolyte balance
Regulate the amount of fluid within the body
Regulate blood pressure
Maintain acid base balance
Produces erythropoietin hormone which is important for the production of red blood cells

So when kidney gets damaged, toxins accumulate in the body.

Common causes of renal damage:

  • Acute blood loss
  • Severe dehydration
  • Trauma
  • Drugs
  • Alcohol
  • Toxins
  • Infections
  • Uncontrolled diabetes
  • Kidney stones
  • Enlarged prostate

Symptoms:

  • Decreased urine output
  • Swelling of your legs, ankles from retention of fluids caused by failure of kidneys
  • Unexplained shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Seizures
  • Coma

Common kidney disorders:

  • Kidney stones
  • Kidney failure
  • Pyelonephritis, glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic kidney diseases
  • Urinary tract infections

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