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Mineral and Bone Disorder

Mineral and bone disorder occurs when there is an imbalance of calcium and phosphorus levels in the blood due to damaged kidneys. Too little calcium can cause your bones to…

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5 common habits that are harming your kidneys

Your kidneys play an important role in your body’s overall health. They help to remove waste and extra fluid from your body. They also remove acid to maintain a healthy…

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The Link Between High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease

Did you know one in every three adults in the United States has high blood pressure? And only half of those adults have it under control. Blood pressure is the…

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Tips to Manage Chronic Kidney Disease at Home

Chronic kidney disease is the gradual failure of the kidneys over time. Symptoms of kidney disease can mimic those of other conditions, and early stages of the disease are often…

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I’m Starting Dialysis: What Can I Expect?

Your kidneys have the vital job of filtering and eliminating waste from your body, and if the kidneys are damaged in any way, they lose some of the ability to…

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Nephrology vs Urology: What’s the Difference?

Because nephrologists and urologists can treat kidney-related conditions, it can be easy to confuse the services of a nephrologist for the services of a urologist. These specialties of medicine often…

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How to Maintain Healthy Kidney Function

The kidneys are vital to your body’s ability to process and remove waste, and keeping them healthy is important for your body’s long term health as well. Complications in the…

What is Lupus Nephritis?

There are two primary types of kidney disease: acute kidney injury (single instances of lost kidney function) and chronic kidney disease (consistent loss of kidney function over three months or…

What is Renal Hypertension?

High blood pressure (also called hypertension) affects 75 percent of American adults. Hypertension can be caused and affected by several diseases and conditions throughout the body, including kidney disease, pregnancy…

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Hereditary Kidney Disorders: Polycystic Kidney Disease

There are diseases all over the body that can be partially or completely prevented by making certain lifestyle choices, but there are also conditions that are present from birth and…