BENGALURU: A talk was held on ‘kidney disease- what you need to know’ at Basavanagudi, National College on March 8. Dr Rajanna Sreedhara, Fortis Hospital said, “Now a days our most sophisticated world seems to be loosing this health. The health problems have never ceased to decrease. One such problem is the kidney problem.”
While speaking to the audience, Dr Rajanna Sreedhara, consultant Nephrologist from Fortis Hospital said, “For most people kidney damage occurs slowly over many years often due to diabetes or high blood pressure . Our kidneys filter extra water and wastes out of our blood and make urine and it helps to control blood pressure so that our body can stay healthy. This damage can cause wastes to build up in the body. It can also cause other problems that can harm our heath”.
Kidney disease is a growing problem. A larger number of Indians suffer from kidney disease and many more at risk. Anyone can develop kidney disease, regardless of age or race. The main risk factors for developing kidney disease are diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular.