Kidney Awareness Week – 22-28 May 2016

Do you know the warning signs of Kidney disease?

Do you know you can lose up to 90% of kidney function before experiencing any symptoms. Symptoms can include:

  • High blood pressure
  • Changes in the amount of and frequency urine is passed, colour of urine, or blood in the urine
  • Pain in kidney area
  • Tiredness
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headaches and lack of concentration
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Bad breath or metallic taste in the mouth
  • Shortness of breath

So speak to your Doctor if you have experienced any of these symptoms. For more information about Kidney Health Week, visit www.kidney.org.au or find Kidney Health Australia on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.