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Complications of Chronic Kidney Disease in End Stage

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  • Posted By: pkdcn2897
  • December 19, 2011
  • 11:51 AM

Chronic Kidney Disease can be divided into five stages according to glomerular filtration rate. The last stage of Chronic Kidney Disease is called End Stage Renal Kidney (ESRD). With stage 5 Chronic Kidney Disease, people usually have a group of complications and the followings are the common one.Complication one:High blood pressureHigh blood pressure is the most common complication, which may appear before Chronic Kidney Disease develops into end stage. Damaged kidneys will generate large amount of renin which will cause the increase of blood pressure through a series of reactions. High blood pressure is especially harmful for us as it can cause further damage to our kidneys. Therefore, avoid the occurrence of high blood pressure is of significant for people suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease.Complication two: Excessive fluid in our bodyOne of the most important functions of kidney is to excrete the excessive water existing in our body. Since kidneys are damaged, excessive fluids in our body can not be excreted smoothly and causing accumulations of them in our body. Excessive fluid in our body can give rise toswelling in our face, around our eyelids or inside of ankle. Therefore, to avoid worsening swelling, people suffering from swelling should limit the intake of water.

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