Be alert- High level of potassium can be a reason for heart failure!

Kidney patients are usually concerned about their creatinine levels, but did you know that your potassium balance is equally important? Mr. Shankar, one of my patient came up with his test reports which indicated potassium levels exceeding 6.3 mmol/L. He mentioned facing nausea and shortness of breath, uneasiness at times, thus his wife brought himContinue reading “Be alert- High level of potassium can be a reason for heart failure!”

Are swollen feet a warning against kidney disease?

It can often be observed that after working throughout the day our feet seem to be swollen. Given that the print of the socks gets more prominent. So does this mean that your Kidneys are not functioning any longer? Anybody can encounter swollen feet from time to time. It’s common — particularly after a longContinue reading “Are swollen feet a warning against kidney disease?”