Kidney Disease Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

Low Blood Pressure from Hemodialysis
Learn how blood pressure drops can happen at dialysis and interfere with well-being and treatment efficiency.

Complications of Hemodialysis
Debilitating cramps, back pain, and fever can afflict patients on dialysis. Learn why and how to treat these sid effects.

Multiple Myeloma Kidney Failure and Treatment
Learn about Multiple Myeloma-related kidney failure and how this condition can be treated.

Vaccines For Kidney Disease Patients
Kidney disease patients have lower immunity and are high risk for infections. Here are the vaccines that they should receive.

Eating Sugar? Beware of Kidney Disease
That sweet tooth could be hurting your kidneys, and not just your heart! Learn what you should know about eating too much sugar.

Refusing Dialysis? Here Is What You Could Expect
Refusing Dialysis? Here's what to expect. Not choosing dialysis is a valid option, but what are the repercussions

What Diseases Cause Kidney Failure?
Read this article to learn about the different reasons why kidneys fail, from diabetic kidney disease, cystic kidneys, and glomerulonephritis.

What Are the Common Causes of Kidney Disease?
Are you at risk for kidney disease? Find out the common causes of chronic kidney disease and if you should be tested.

Everything You Need to Know About Cardiorenal Syndrome
Everything you need to know about cardiorenal syndrome. Still not fully understood, this syndrome could knock out two vital organs simultaneously.

New Drug That Could Be The Game Changer For Diabetic Kidney Failure
New Drug That Could Be The Game Changer For Diabetic Kidney Failure. Empagliflozin could be the big breakthrough diabetics with kidney disease were waiting for

Everything You Need to Know About Hepatorenal Syndrome
Everything You Need to Know About HepatoRenal Syndrome. This dreaded complication of liver disease can cause kidney failure

Nephrotic Syndrome: 6 Questions to Help You Make Sense of It
Nephrotic Syndrome: 6 Questions to Help You Make Sense of It

Protein in the Urine? What's the Big Deal!
Should you be worried about it, and does it need to be treated?

Blood In the Urine: Here Is What You Need To Know
Blood In the Urine: Here Is What You Need To Know

How Do Physicians Test Your Kidney Function?
How do you tell if your kidneys are working normally?

5 Treatment Options for IgA Nephropathy
5 Treatment Options for IgA Nephropathy. Here are some options you need to consider for treating IgA Nephropathy

Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis: Peritonitis
Here's our comprehensive article on the complication of peritonitis in Peritoneal Dialysis.

Itching: A Common Annoyance In Dialysis Patients
Here's our comprehensive article on why and how itching sometimes becomes an annoyance for dialysis patients.

Neuropathy In Patients With Kidney Disease
Here's our comprehensive article on why some kidney disease patients develop neuropathy as well.

Do Acid-Reducing Drugs Cause Kidney Failure?
Drugs used to lower stomach acid production (proton pump inhibitors) could be linked with kidney disease.

Dangers of Kidney Donation: Is it Safe to Donate?
Dangers of Kidney Donation: Is it Safe to Donate Your Kidney? What kind of problems can you expect after donating your kidney?

Artificial Sweeteners and Kidney Health
Effects of sugar substitutes and artificial sweeteners on heart and kidneys

What is the structure and function of the kidneys?
A brief overview of the kidney's structure and function

DASH Diet For Kidney Disease: Does it Work? (Part 1 of 2)
DASH Diet For Kidney Disease: Does it Work? Should you tweak the popular DASH diet if you have kidney disease

Kidney Biopsy: Understand the Procedure
Your nephrologist might order this procedure to diagnose and treat your kidney disease. Learn more about the procedure.

Time to Rethink Your High Blood Pressure Treatment?
It may be time to rethink how you treat your high blood pressure now that target goals have been revised.

Everything You Need to Know About Dialysis
Learn more about the different types of dialysis for kidney failure and find answers to some commonly asked questions.

DASH Diet For Kidney Disease: Does it Work? (Part 2 of 2)
DASH Diet For Kidney Disease: Does it Work? (Part 2 of 2). Should you tweak the popular DASH diet if you have kidney disease

Bariatric Surgery: Its Effects on the Kidneys
Bariatric Surgery: Its Effects on the Kidneys

Diabetes Insipidus: Role of the Kidneys
Diabetes Insipidus: Role of the Kidneys. Diabetes mellitus' less well known cousin could stem from kidney problems

Blood Pressure Treatment Targets: Did They Change Again?
Blood Pressure Treatment Targets: Did They Change Again? Landmark study (SPRINT Trial) explained in simple English

Energy Drinks' Effect on Kidneys and Health
Energy Drinks' Effect on Kidneys and Health. Do energy drinks cause kidney damage?

Does an Enlarged Prostate Hurt Your Kidneys?
Does an Enlarged Prostate Hurt Your Kidneys? Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) could be a risk factor for kidney disease

Can You Survive With Only One Kidney?
Can You Survive on One Kidney Only? If you were born with one kidney, or donated one, you might want to read this

Dialysis Disequilibrium Syndrome: 5 Points You Need to Know
Dialysis Disequilibrium Syndrome: 5 Points You Need to Know. This debilitating phenomenon can afflict patients newly started on dialysis

Amyloidosis: What it Is & How it Affects the Kidneys
Amyloidosis: What Is It & How it Affects the Kidneys

Diagnosing and Treating Hydronephrosis
Diagnosing and Treating Hydronephrosis. Treatment options for hydronephrosis, a common form of obstructive nephropathy

Diagnosing and Treating of Anemia of Kidney Disease
Kidney disease causes anemia; here's how you could treat it. Role of erythropoietin stimulating agents and their adverse effects

Are Low-Acid Foods the Next Miracle Diet for Kidneys?
High acid died could worsen your kidney functionDiets Hi and acid could worsen your kidney function to the point of dialysis

Do You Continue to Make Urine After Starting Dialysis?
Do You Continue To Make Urine After Starting Dialysis? Residual Renal Function, or still making urine after starting dialysis is a good thing!

Complications at Hemodialysis: Access Issues
Complications at Hemodialysis: Access Issues. Your dialysis fistula or catheter can be a source of dialysis related problems

6 Things To Know About Rhabdomyolysis
6 Things To Know About Rhabdomyolysis. Breakdown of your muscles could hurt your kidneys as well

Why Uric Acid Is Bad News For Your Health
Why Uric Acid Is Bad News For Your Health. Hyperuricemia is increasingly becoming a dirty word: here is how it damages your heart and kidneys

When to See a Kidney Doctor
Who is a nephrologist, and when should you see one

What You Need to Know About Lupus' Effect on the Kidneys
What You Need to Know About Lupus' Effect on the Kidneys. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) can have bad consequences for your kidneys

The Difference Between the 3 Types of Dialysis Accesses
Vascular Access for Hemodialysis: 3 Options You Need to Understand. Not all kinds of dialysis accesses are created the same! Part 1 of 2-part article

Access for Dialysis: 3 Options to Understand
Vascular Access for Hemodialysis: 3 Options to Understand (Part 2/2). Not all dialysis accesses are created the same! Second of 2-part article

Understanding Hydronephrosis: 5 Essential Basics
Understanding Hydronephrosis: 5 Essential Basics. A quick guide to understanding hydronephrosis

Understanding Ectopic Kidney
Understanding Ectopic Kidney. What do you need to know if your kidney

Glomerular Disease: 6 Take-Home Points to Help You Understand It
Glomerular Disease: 6 Take-Home Points to Help You Understand It. Diseases of the kidneys' filter can cause your kidneys to shut down

Treatment of Preeclampsia
Treatment of Preeclampsia. New therapies are showing promise in the treatment of preeclampsia

Treatment of Lupus-Related Kidney Disease
Treatment of Lupus-Related Kidney Disease. Lupus Nephritis' treatment requires a thorough assessment of these options

Treating Bone Disease in Patients with Kidney Disease
Patients with kidney disease are high risk for bone problems: here is how to treat that

Treating Abnormally High Level of Protein in the Urine
A quick overview of treatment strategies for treating proteinuria

7 Things You Didn't Know About IgA Nephropathy
7 Things You Didn't Know About IgA Nephropathy. These points will help you understand this common kidney disorder

How Smoking Hurts Your Kidneys
How Smoking Hurts Your Kidneys. Smoking damages more than just your lungs!

How Painkillers Ruin Your Kidneys
How painkillers cause kidney failure and what are your options

How Kidney Disease Causes Anemia
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) could cause your red cell count to drop. Here is how it happens.

How Exercise Affects Your Kidneys
How Exercise Affects Your Kidneys. Physical activity is generally good for your kidneys; but don't overdo it!

4 Alternative Ways to Treat High Blood Pressure Naturally
Alternative therapies to treat high blood pressure without a pill

How to Treat High Blood Pressure Without Medication
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Consider Meditation to Treat High Blood Pressure
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4 Ways to Treat High Blood Pressure Without a Pill
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Ways to Treat High Blood Pressure Without Medication
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High Acid Levels In Blood Worsen Kidney Function
High Acid Level In Blood Worsens Kidney Function. Too acidic blood will accelerate the decline in your kidney function

Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome: 6 Q & A's
Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome: 6 Q & A's. Getting your head around this deadly syndrome

Renal Artery Stenosis: What You Need to Know
Renal Artery Stenosis: What You Need to Know. Narrowing of blood vessels that supply your kidneys could have major consequences

Guide to Kidney Transplantation for Patients with Kidney Failure
An overview of the kidney transplant process, finding a transplant center, determine eligibility, what to expect, etc

Understanding Pyelonephritis: An Infection of the Kidneys
Understanding Pyelonephritis: An Infection of the Kidneys

Preeclampsia and How It Hurts the Kidneys
Preeclampsia and How It Hurts the Kidneys. High blood pressure during pregnancy could suggest preeclampsia

Prostate Enlargement: 5 Q&As
Prostate Enlargement: 5 Q&As. Read on the see if you are risk of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Obesity's Damaging Effects On The Kidneys
How obesity has a damaging effect on kidney function and leads to kidney failure

Medullary Sponge Kidney: The Essential 101
Medullary Sponge Kidney: The Essential 101. This rare disease is often associated with not-so-rare complications

Marijuana and its effects on kidneys and health
How does marijuana affect your kidneys and health?

Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis: Non-infectious
Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis: Non-infectious. Infections are not the only problem that could afflict PD patients

Does Cranberry Juice Really Prevent Urinary Tract Infections?
Does Cranberry Juice Really Prevent Urinary Tract Infections. Is cranberry juice the silver bullet it is made out to be?

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Dialysis
Comprehensive articles on dialysis related issues

5 Things You Need to Know About Urinary Tract Infections
5 Things You Need to Know About Urinary Tract Infections. A high percentage of people will have a UTI in their lifetime

5 Things You Should Know About Antenatal Hydronephrosis
5 Things You Should Know About Antenatal Hydronephrosis

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Kidney Transplant
Information about Kidney Transplantation