Chronic kidney disease
Chronic kidney disease is kidney disease that continues to get worse without improving. Find out more about chronic kidney disease.
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Kidney pain is usually felt in your back. It can be a sign of a kidney problem. Find out about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of kidney pain.
Haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS)
Haemolytic uraemic syndrome is a rare, life-threatening illness where your kidneys stop working properly, most common in children under 5 years.
Kidney failure (renal failure) is when your kidneys no longer work properly. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatments for kidney failure.
The kidneys’ main functions are to filter or 'clean' your blood of waste products and help control your blood pressure. Find out more about how they work.
Foods high in potassium
People need potassium in their diet so nerves and muscles function properly. Learn about which foods are good sources of potassium.
Nephrotic syndrome isn't a specific disease, but a set of problems from damaged kidneys. Learn more about the condition, including symptoms and treatment.
Your urinary system removes waste from your blood in the form of urine, as well as having other important functions. Learn how to keep it healthy.