TAKE NOTE! Blood in your urine can be a sign that something is wrong with your kidneys or another part of your urinary tract.
Having blood in your urine does not necessarily mean that you have kidney disease, but because kidney problems can lead to kidney disease, it is important to address the problem as soon as possible.
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Learn more about leading a kidney-friendly lifestyle with this article – 8 Ways to keep your kidneys healthy. https://www.healthline.com/health/kidney-health
Take care of your Kidneys and they will take care of YOU! Kidney disease can increase chances of having heart disease, heart attacks and strokes. Keeping your kidneys healthy will help take care of your heart—and the rest of you!
Read more with this overview document, including signs of kidney disease, who is more likely to develop kidney disease, and other key facts. READ: https://www.cdc.gov/kidneydisease/pdf/CKD_TakeCare.pdf .
If you are fatigued, have any swelling of the hands or feet, have leg or back pain, urinary urgency, irritated skin, anemia, nausea, or shortness of breath you may have kidney issues. Contact Gulf Coast Kidney if you would like assistance. www.GulfCoastKidney.com . #kidneyhealth #gulfcoastkidney #sarasotakidneyspecialists
DID YOU KNOW… Each of your kidneys is made up of about a million filtering units called nephrons. Each nephron includes a filter, called the glomerulus, and a tubule. The nephrons work through a two-step process: the glomerulus filters your blood, and the tubule returns needed substances to your blood and removes wastes.
Tobacco products have a strong potential to damage the health of your kidneys? If you have questions or need a specialist, contact us for assistance or to schedule an appointment.
DID YOU KNOW…Alport Syndrome is a genetic disorder affecting around 1 in 50,000 children, characterized by glomerulonephritis, end-stage kidney disease, and hearing loss. Contact GulfCoastKidney.com for more details or to schedule a consultation. http://ow.ly/efLM30lf4c0
Fun Fact: Kidneys produce hormones that promote red blood cell creation