Doctors and other medical professionals often use the word kidney and renal interchangeably. Renal is the medical
term used to describe diseases and conditions related to the kidneys.
A kidney is a reddish brown, bean-shaped organ that filters waste
minerals and toxins from the blood, regulates acid concentration and maintains the water balance in the human
body by producing urine. There are two in a normal human body.
Kidneys also make hormones that help keep bones strong and blood healthy.
Renal kidney malfunction allows harmful toxins to build up. This may cause blood pressure to
rise, the body will accumulate fluids, and may not produce enough red blood cells.
Renal Kidney Disorders, Diseases, Conditions
Causes of kidney problems generally result from the following
conditions, diseases and disorders.:
Kidney Disease Kidney disease results from damage to the nephrons,
the tiny structures inside your kidneys that filter blood.
Kidney Stones A kidney stone is a hard mass that accumulates
in the urinary tract when crystals separate from the urine and build up on the inner surfaces of the kidney.
Kidney Cancer Several types of kidney cancer can develop in the
Kidney Infection There are a number of types of kidney infections.
Generally though, a kidney infection develops when germs from the bladder travel up the ureters to the kidneys and
begin to multiply.
Kidney Cysts Simple kidney cysts are abnormal pouches containing
Kidney Damage Kidney damage can result from injuries, bodily disorders, or
Kidney Failure The kidneys stop working when illness or injury keeps them
from filtering properly. In kidney failure, bacteria, salts and other toxins build up and can have negative effects
on the heart, brain, lungs, and other organs.
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The Kidney Disease Solution