Chronic Kidney Disease is a gradual decrease in kidney function over time. Decreased kidney function prevents them from being able to filter waste from your blood, which could lead to other health issues. Complications such as high blood pressure, nerve damage, and heart disease. Early detection can help prevent kidney disease from escalating, but if left untreated could progress to kidney failure.
Approximately 37 million U.S. citizens suffer with chronic kidney disorder in the United States. Diabetes and high blood pressure can lead to the development of CKD. Some common symptoms of CPD are:
- Swollen feet and ankles
- Muscle cramps
- Poor appetite
- Itchy or dry skin