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Kidney Failure

Kidney Failure Due to Cancer & Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy agents are designed to kill cancer cells but also affect normal cells in the body. Kidney damage results if enough ce...

Magnesium Dosing in Renal Failure

Magnesium is used to treat a variety of health conditions. People with diabetes may lose excessive amounts of magnesium in the uri...

Common Side Effects of Dialysis

If your kidneys do not function normally due to severe kidney disease, your doctor may recommend dialysis. Dialysis is a form of t...

A List of Chronic Diseases

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 70 percent of all deaths in the United States are due to chronic dise...

Causes of Kidney Failure in Young Adults

Healthy kidneys cleanse the excess fluid, minerals and other bodily waste products collected by the blood by producing urine. They...

Home Remedies for Swelling Feet & Kidney Failure

Certain home remedies and natural treatments may prove helpful for chronic kidney disease, or renal failure, and the concomitant s...

Acute Renal Failure Symptoms From Overdose

Acute renal failure involves the sudden loss in the kidney’s capacity to function, according to The kidney i...

Low Potassium Diet for Kidney Failure

Your kidneys are responsible for regulating minerals and fluids in the body. One example is potassium, a mineral responsible for c...

Signs and Symptoms of Dying With Renal Failure

The signs and symptoms of dying from renal failure can be recognized with some understanding of what happens in the body as the ki...

Electrolyte Imbalance in Kidney Failure

The kidneys play an important role in the regulation of fluids and electrolytes, and when they malfunction it often leads to an el...
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