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Chronic Kidney Disease

The kidneys are organs that work as filters in our bodies. They produce urine to eliminate waste, excess water, and excess salt. In this role, the kidneys are crucial in maintaining the body’s chemical balance. They also participate in the production of red blood cells, the regulation of bone metabolism, and the control of blood pressure. A person with Chronic kidney disease (CKD) has damaged kidneys that do not perform their job as they should. Damaged kidneys cannot filter blood effectively. This causes toxins, water, and salt to build up in the blood, which is very harmful to a person’s overall health. CKD may eventually lead to kidney failure, at which point dialysis or kidney transplant


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