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What are the Causes of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

What are the Causes of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)Nowadays, chronic kidney disease occurs more and more commonly on people. And CKD is a very tough disease, doing harm to people very much. What is worse, it can’t be cured. Here we will introduce causes of CKD, helping people prevent CKD in daily life.

High blood pressure and diabetes are the most leading cause of CKD, now see the below:

High blood pressure can do much harm to blood vessels in body including kidney. When blood vessels in kidney is impaired, kidney damage occurs, leading to decline of kidney function. In this way, CKD is very likely to be caused.

In addition, diabetes can also lead to CKD very possibly. Because high blood sugar can affect blood pressure, contributing to elevation of blood pressure. And many organs like kidney and heart can be affected by diabetes, too. In this way, kidney damage is caused by diabetes. Resulting in CKD.

Apart from the above two diseases, some other diseases which are related to kidney damage can be very likely to lead to CKD, which is as following:

Glomerular Nephritis

Polycystic Kidney Disease

Kidney deformities

Kidney stones


Nephrotic Syndrome

IgA Nephropathy

Finally, tumors, abuse use of medicines and prostate gland diseases can be possible to cause CKD.

In a word, diseases or bad habits like smoking and drinking which all do harm to kidney have the chance of increasing the risk of chronic kidney disease, thus, people should pay attention the above points in daily life, which can help them reduce the risk of chronic kidney disease. Take regular exercise and have a healthy diet can help prevent CKD, too. So if you want to know more information and have some questions, please leave us a message or contact our online doctors freely. We are very pleased that you can trust us to contact us, and we will give you the best suggestions for you.

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