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9 Warning Signs That Your Kidneys Are In Danger.

Even if you think your kidneys are ok and nothing is wrong with them, it's a good idea to double-check and take measures.

1. Insomnia/Sleeplessness:

Some poisons may find their way into our systems, and if the kidneys are not functioning properly, the majority of these toxins will be stored in the body and blood. It may be difficult to fall asleep if your body has too many pollutants.

As a result, if you're having difficulties sleeping, it could be a sign of a kidney disease. However, if you consume coffee or other caffeinated beverages, this could be the problem. If not, you should consult a physician.

2. Sleep Apnea:

Sleep apnea is a syndrome in which patients cease breathing while sleeping, but only for a few seconds before reverting to proper breathing with such a loud snort. It's still scary stuff, so if you or someone you love has a loud snort, it's time to visit a doctor.

3. Headache, exhaustion, and an overall feeling of weakness:

The following is how it works: The oxygen-carrying red blood cells transport oxygen throughout the body. You will feel weary fastr if you have less red blood cells. The hormone EPO is responsible for the production of red blood cells in the body. EPO is a hormone made by the kidneys. If you suddenly feel tired, you should have your kidneys checked. The less EPO produced, the fewer red blood cells you get.

4. Bad breath with a metallic aftertaste:

When the blood contains too much waste, it produces a metallic taste in the tongue, which affects how food tastes in your mouth. Bad breath can also indicate the presence of poisons and other contaminants in the bloodstream.

Another risk is that excessive toxicity levels cause people to lose their appetite in general, particularly for meat. Obviously, a decrease in appetite leads to undesirable weight loss. Keeping in mind that food might have a metallic taste for a variety of causes, ranging from allergies to bad health. 

The metallic taste in the mouth would resolve spontaneously once the source has been identified. If the taste persists, you should consult your physician.

5. Shortness of breath:

It may come as a surprise, but there is a link between renal disease and shortness of breath.

There are two major aspects to consider:

a. Excess fluid in the body that the kidneys are unable to remove flows easily into the lungs.

b. Anemia depletes the body's oxygen supply.

Shortness of breath is the outcome of these two factors. Shortness of breath has a variety of other consequences, including asthma, cancer, and heart failure.

6. Fluid Accumulation

Edema in the legs, feet, and hands: Excessive fluid in the body causes salt retention in the body, which causes swelling. Swelling in the lower body could be a sign of another illness or possibly an issue with your legs' veins.

Medications that lower extra fluid in the body might sometimes assist, but we strongly advise you to visit a doctor first. You don't want to add to the severity of your kidney problems by complicating matters.

7. Back pain

Given that your kidneys are located in the back, this should come as no surprise. Kidney dysfunction frequently causes severe back discomfort. Pain at the front of the groin and hip regions is also common. Kidney cysts, which grow fluid-filled sacs under the kidneys as a result of polycystic kidney disease, may cause back and leg pain. People also have an elevated temperatures, regularly vomit, and pee. If you have back discomfort on a regular basis and pain relievers aren't working, it's time to consult a doctor.

8. Puffy eyes

Puffy eyes are a rare symptom of kidney disease. If the renal infiltration system is disrupted, a lot of protein can leak into the urine instead of being stored and distributed uniformly throughout the body. This may result in swollen eyes. If you're getting enough sleep but still experiencing these symptoms, visit a doctor.

9. Urinary changes: Pay attention to any changes in the frequency, odor, color, or appearance of your urine. Depending on how much water you drank, urinating 4-10 times a day is considered typical. Blood in the pee, as well as bubbles in the pee, should not be overlooked.

Have you ever had any of these symptoms, and how did you handle them? Let us know in the comments section below. Like and share this video with your friends so they may learn how to care for their kidneys as well.

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