Chronic Kidney Disease

About Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease (also called Chronic Kidney Failure) is a form of kidney failure which develops gradually with few signs and symptoms in the early stages. Kidney failure is a condition in which the kidneys are unable to filter fluid and waste resulting in their accumulation to dangerous levels in the body.


Signs and symptoms of chronic kidney failure are oftentimes attributed to other illnesses and may only be appear when irreversible damage has already occurred. Such signs and symptoms may include high blood pressure, unexplained weight loss, nausea o...Read More


The condition does not have a cure. Treatment only controls the signs and symptoms as well as reduces complications, and delays the condition's progress. Patients are advised to take proper diet and avoid substances that can be toxic to the kidneys. ...Read More

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    In 2004 I was diagnosed with an auto-immune disease called Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA). This is a rare condition that causes inflammation in blood cells. As a result of this disease my kidneys were badly damaged. I was put on the kidney transplant waiting list. My kidneys were still funct...Read More