When kidneys no longer function properly, dialysis or kidney transplant is necessary for survival. Find out more about the causes, symptoms and treatment of kidney failure.
Rhabdomyolysis happens when muscle tissue is destroyed and their contents released into the bloodstream. Find out more about its symptoms and treatments.
Haemolytic uraemic syndrome
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Kidney disease treatment
Some types of kidney conditions are curable. For others, there are ways to ease symptoms. Learn about treatments for kidney stones, kidney failure and more.
A pleural effusion is an abnormal build-up of fluid in the space around the lungs. It can be caused by many things, from pneumonia to kidney failure.
Dialysis is a way to artificially clean the blood if your kidneys can’t cope. Learn about the different types and how to live and active life when you are on dialysis.
Kidney disease is when the kidneys are damaged and don't function as they should. It can be treated once diagnosed. Learn more about what your kidneys do and what type of kidney diseases there are.
Chronic kidney disease
Chronic kidney disease is kidney disease that continues without improving. Find out more about chronic kidney disease.
The kidneys main function is to filter or 'clean' your blood of waste products and also helps to control blood pressure. Find out more about how they work.