For your health, the kidneys are essential because they detoxify and cleanse the body by filtering 10-150 quarts of blood in a day.
Their location is under the rib cage. Their function is to eliminate unnecessary and excessive fluids from your body, regulate the electrolyte levels, produce more red blood cells, regulate your body pressure as well as keep your bones healthy and strong.
In case of their endangerment or if they are impeded, entire health is at risk. That is the reason why it is highly important to learn distinguishing the signs that the body gives you that indicate kidney damage and failure:
Urination Changes – the most common early symptoms of kidney damage:
- trouble urinating;
- urine’s color is pale, often need for urination and in large amounts;
- foamy urine;
- urine’s color is dark, reduced need for urinating or red