How much do you know about your kidneys? These two small organs have a colossal task: filtering the blood in your body every 30 minutes! In addition to removing toxins, they help control blood pressure, stimulate red blood cell production, and even aid bone health!
Unfortunately, more than one in seven U.S. adults live with chronic kidney disease, a disorder in which the kidneys don’t function properly, and most of these are undiagnosed.
During this month's HealthChats, Dr. Ku broke down their function, describe symptoms of chronic kidney disease and discussed the factors in your life that may be putting you at risk.