Hypertension also known as high blood pressure is responsible for an increased risk of kidney disease, heart attack, vision problems, heart failure, stroke and many other life threatening health conditions. Reducing your blood pressure ensures that you do not suffer from the drastic side effects of these symptoms. Unfortunately, many
People who have kidney failure get disheartened and it is obvious too because kidney failure may lead to death. Vomiting, nausea, loss of appetite, weakness, fatigue, decrease in urine output, difficulty in sleeping, high blood pressure, swelling in ankle and feet, chest pain may also result because of accumulation of fluid around lining of heart and shortness of breath if fluid accumulates in lungs, are the symptoms associated with the kidney failure
March is National Kidney Month, which means that it is time to spread awareness about the risks of kidney disease and how you can keep your kidneys healthy! Ever since 2011, kidney disease has ranked as the ninth leading cause of death in the United States. Incredibly, there are more than 20 million adults in the U.S. that are living with chronic kidney disease (CKD), and yet most of these people have no idea that their kidneys are in danger.
What foods can be dangerous to your canine companion? Chocolate, for one, the darker, the worse. Xylitol, an artificial sweetener, can cause liver damage and a life-threatening drop in blood sugar. Both grapes and raisins can cause kidney failure in dogs, with vomiting and increased thirst potential symptoms of poisoning. Onions and garlic can cause the destruction of red blood cells and lead to anemia. And even a small amount of alcohol can be life threatening.