Residents take advantage of free health screening on Kidney Day

Leslie Hanson
Марта 16, 2019

When less blood reaches the kidney, it disrupts the kidney's ability to work.

Not fond of a needle prick, Morna Lawrence makes a face as nursing student Shanique Ayres checks her blood during free health checks on World Kidney Day Thursday at the Cayman Islands Hospital.

To spread the awareness of kidney diseases Indian Army celebrated World Kidney Day at AHRR in the capital city New Delhi.

Lt Gen Manomoy Ganguly inaugurated the event and appreciated their noble gesture.

"Early detection of chronic kidney disease offers you the opportunity to see whether you can reverse the kidney disease or you know, slow the progression to end stage", said Dr. Iheonunekwu.

Washington, DC, March 14, 2019 -( The CardioVascular Coalition (CVC), a coalition of cardiovascular and endovascular care providers, physicians, and manufacturers created to improve awareness, prevention, and intervention of vascular disease, is urging increased understanding for kidney health and related health conditions, including Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), in recognition of World Kidney Day.

Health organizations organize this campaign globally to spread messages about kidney diseases, complications, and prevention and cure all across the countries.

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Kidneys perform the function of removing excess waste and extra fluid from your body. Kidneys are the ones responsible for sufficient supply of minerals in the blood. If your kidneys are not working properly, you will have dry and itchy skin.

A telltale symptom of kidney problems is an increase in the frequency of urination.

Obesity is considered the root cause of many problems including kidney failures.

"But today, we got tested by good doctors free of charge, and I was referred for further treatment in the hospital". Over 850 million people suffer from kidney diseases across the world and it has become the sixth fastest growing cause of death. Sleep apnea is common in obese people.

"There are a lot of things we take unknowingly that they are not good for the body, but with this lecture, we know better". But, when kidney filters have damaged, these blood cells begin to leak in the urine.

The consultant added that diabetes, hypertension, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), glomerulonephritis and obstructive uropathy were friendly to kidney diseases.Amira advised the public to desist from employing herbal medication since it had not been subjected to rigorous clinical trial to authenticate its efficacy, noting that the side effect could lead to acute kidney injury. Swelling in lower extremities of the body can also be a sign of heart disease and liver disease. Proper control of calcium, phosphorus, intact parathyroid hormone and 25 hydroxyvitamin D levels in patients with CKD is very crucial to prevent and delay the progression of CKD.

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