Kidney Awareness Week : 1st- 7th September, 2019
Know Your Kidneys
Kidneys are two bean shaped organs which works 24 hrs a day and 7 days a week to clean blood
Each day 180 Litres of fluid are filtered through the kidneys
What Kidneys Do?
1. Filters Blood
2. Removes Waste and Excess Fluid
3. Helps Control Blood Pressure
4. Helps Keep your Bones Healthy
What Happens When Kidneys Become Unhealthy?
Chronic Kidney Disease is a silent killer.
A person can lose upto 90% of their kidney function before experiencing any signs.
You Could Be At Risk if You Have
1. High Blood Pressure
3. Family History of Kidney Disease
Treatments for Chronic Kidney Disease
2. Peritoneal Dialysis