Chronic Kidney Failure (Renal Failure) is a disease condition causing gradual deterioration of kidney function. The kidneys, a pair of bean-shaped organs, are located in the mid-back region, one on each side of the vertebral column. Chronic kidney failure can affect every part of the body. They lie in back of the abdominal cavity. The kidneys are principally responsible for cleaning the blood of waste products and excreting it in the form of urine.
Healthy kidneys also prevent nutrients such as proteins from filtering out, produce erythropoietin to stimulate production of red blood cells, maintain normal blood pressure levels and keep healthy bones. At primary course, kidney diseases don't pose evident symptoms. Chronic Kidney Failure in its progressing process can cause a variety of symptoms and complications. Some of the symptoms can hide themselves in the earlier course. It is essential that patients with Chronic Kidney Failure manage the complications& symptoms to improve their health condition and slow down the progression.
Chronic kidney failure can affect many parts of the body, and its complications and symptoms can be categorized as follows: