Kidney Function Profile

The Kidneys are some of the most important organs in the human body, its main role is maintaining the homeostasis of the body.

  • Blood and urine tests show, how well the kidneys are doing their job and how quickly body wastes are being removed.
  • Urine tests- It detects whether the kidneys are leaking abnormal amount of proteins as it is a sign of kidney damage.

As kidneys play a vital role in keeping the body healthy, its job is filtering waste materials from the blood and send them out of the body through urine.

Some of Kidneys functions are:

  • Remove waste products from the body
  • Maintain balanced electrolyte
  • Regulating the blood pressure
  • Keeping the body’s consistency & comfortable

Symptoms of kidney problems:

  • Frequent urge to urinate
  • Painful urination
  • Blood in the urine
  • High blood pressure
  • Difficulty beginning of urination
  • Swelling of hands and feet due to a build up of fluids in the body

Maintaining a healthy kidney includes:

  • Quitting smoking
  • Eating a balanced diet
  • Drinking plenty of water
  • Get enough of exercise
  • Limit the intake of sodium (salt)
  • Be careful when taking supplements

 Gogodoc also provides  an educational series of information on various blood tests (*intended for educational purposes only. If you are experiencing symptoms, please reach out to book an online GP consultation with a Gogodoc GP.) Talk to a doctor online at a time that suits you from home with a phone or video appointment. You can easily book an appointment with GP.

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