Tagged: Kidney

Restless Legs Syndrome in Medical Disorders

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) has been associated with multiple medical conditions in addition to its association with the neurological conditions discussed earlier. The most noteworthy of these medical conditions are end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...

Chronic Kidney Disease – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is defined as:
Kidney damage for ≥3 months, defined by structural or functional abnormalities of the kidney, with or without decrease in glomerular filtration rate (GFR), by either pathologic abnormalities or markers of damage, including abnormalities in blood or urine tests or imaging studies, or
GFR <60 mL/min/1.73 m2 for ≥3 months, with or without kidney damage (1)