Heart diseases are the leading cause of death in end-stage renal disease. It seems most often related to atherosclerosis and other risk factors found in renal failure like high blood pressure. Fluid and potassium overload Your kidneys play an important role in regulating fluid balance in the body. If your kidneys stop working, fluid builds up quickly in the lungs, heart, brain and in other body tissue. This increases the workload of the heart and could lead to heart failure.
Can HBP cause kidney failure? Your kidneys and your circulatory system depend on each other for good health. The kidneys help filter wastes and extra fluids from blood, and they use a lot of blood vessels to do so. When the blood vessels become damaged, the nephrons that filter your blood don’t receive the oxygen and nutrients they need to function well. This is why high blood pressure (HBP or hypertension) is the second leading cause of kidney failure. Over time, uncontrolle