Obesity--Red Flag of Kidney Disease
One on hand, obesity itself can cause Kidney Disease directly. On the other hand, it can increase the risk of developing Diabetes, high blood pressure and other chronic diseases. If these diseases can not treated effectively as early as possible, it will cause kidney disease.
The kidney injury caused by obesity develops very slowly and latently. Therefore, this kind of Kidney Disease is also misdiagnosed. Meanwhile, many people do not know that obesity can cause Kidney Disease. Therefore, they often neglect its prevention and early inspection.
Kidney Diseases related to obesity often are featured with proteinuria, high blood pressure, kidney hypertrophia etc and finally it will progress into Renal Failure.
So, why do people with obesity develop Kidney Disease?
1. The kidney capsule is covered by fat, some of which will permeate into renal parenchyma and oppressing the kidneys thus causing local renal ischemia and anoxia.
2. The patients with obesity are usually accompanied by high blood pressure, hyperlipemia, insulin-resistance etc and these factors will influence the renal hemodynamics thus causing hyperfiltration in glomeruli.
However, Kidney Disease caused by obesity can be prevented by effective preventive measures. You should control your body weight strictly and develop good habits such as taking proper exercise and eating more vegetables and fruits and less foods high sugar, you will be able to prevent damage to kidneys and other diseases such as Diabetes and cardiovascular diseases etc.
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