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Kidney Disease

Did you know that high blood pressure can damage the kidneys? There are number of medical issues that could adversely affect a person's kidneys, including diabetes, hypertension, and glomerulonephritis. However, you can keep your kidneys working well by maintaining a healthy lifestyle that prevents against poor functioning of the kidneys. In general, signs of a poorly functioning kidney include lack of appetite and an overall feeling of being unwell. Individuals who have experienced symptoms such as this should not hesitate to seek medical attention from a physician at St. Joseph Health. Our medical staff knows all about kidney stones, warning signs of the disease, and what to do when you have been diagnosed. If you would like to learn more about the kidneys, as well as the disease that could affect this organ of your body, read the articles we have provided on the left-hand side of your screen.