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Is Chronic Kidney Disease Hereditary?

Is Chronic Kidney Disease Hereditary?

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a progressive disorder that irreversibly worsens and eventually prevents the kidneys from filtering waste products out of blood, with diabetes and high blood pressure often being the culprits, although heredity might also matter. Yet,...
What is Hyperfiltration?

What is Hyperfiltration?

The kidneys are the organs that are very important for maintaining good health and in particular, they perform several functions. They serve as the filters that discard the waste products and excess fluid from our bloodstream and allow the vital proteins and cells to...
Stage 4 of Chronic Kidney Disease

Stage 4 of Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease can lead to progressive loss of kidney function that progresses through various stages – with Stage 4 offering its own set of challenges and symptoms. This post sheds light on these intricacies so patients and families may make smart...