This page offers information on renal dysfunction and renal disorders. "Renal" is a term
frequently used by medical professionals to describe kidney functions. In other words, the terms renal
dysfunction, renal disorders and kidney problems mean basically the same thing.
Chronic kidney disease is one of the most serious forms of renal dysfunction. It constitutes a
dangerous health threat resulting from damage to the nephrons, the tiny structures inside your kidneys that filter
Damage from kidney disease often takes place over a long period of time. Both kidneys are
Often, no symptoms of renal dysfunction occur until serious damage has already been done.
Kidneys can function when they are 85 percent damaged, and there will be few signs that anything is wrong.
Here are some of the most common renal disorders and forms of renal dysfunction.
Diabetes In diabetes cases, the human body doesn't use glucose, or sugar,
the way it should. Glucose remains in the blood and actually begins to react with the body like a toxin. Kidney
disease can be a very dangerous problem for diabetics.
High blood pressure, which is also known as hypertension. High blood pressure can damage
blood vessels in the kidneys, compromising their function.
Heredity Genetics appears to play a role in kidney health. Most people who
have ever suffered from kidney stones usually have several relatives who have
them too. You may be at a higher risk for kidney disease if there are other people in your family who have had
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The Kidney Disease Solution