National Kidney Month

Ready to get to know more about your kidney?! We're still celebrating this year's National Kidney Month!

From our previous Kidney post we shared the importance of your kidney and what is Chronic Kidney Disease, today we'll explore more about the causes and symptoms of CKD.

What causes CKD?

  • The two main causes of CKD are ⁠ - diabetes - high blood pressure

⁠Symptoms of CKD

  • Swelling face, hands, abdomen, ankles and feet⁠

  • Blood in urine/ Foamy urine⁠

  • Puffy eyes⁠

  • Difficult painful urination⁠

  • Increased thirst⁠

  • Fatigue⁠.

Get you very own Nerdbugs Kidney Organ Plushie this National Kidney's Month!