kidney disease hospital WhatsApp

Kidney Failure

Make an Appointment

- Call us:

Viber or Whatsapp: 008613463017175

- Email us:

- Online Consultation

Patient Story

kidney disease patient
Home > Understanding Kidney Disease > Kidney Diseases > Kidney Failure > Kidney Failure Symptoms >

How Will Other Body Systems Be Affected If Kidneys Begin to Shut Down

2015-04-09 12:24| Font Size A A A

How Will Other Body Systems Be Affected If Kidneys Begin to Shut Down Kidneys are important internal organs which are endowed with numerous function to guarantee our body health. Once your kidneys shut down, your whole body will be in mess. Well then, how will other body systems be affected if kidneys begin to shut down?

Blood system

It is well known that kidneys are responsible for discharging extra wastes and toxins from the blood. When your kidneys stop functioning, excessive wastes and toxins will build up in the blood, lading to stasis eventually. In addition, one of important renal function is to promote enough EPO, which can stimulate bone marrows to make red blood cells. More worrying, if there is no enough red blood cells in the body, you will also suffer from anemia.

Gastrointestinal disorders

At the beginning, kidney disease patients may suffer from poor appetite and dyspepsia; in the severe condition, some patients will suffer from nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or even hydration. That’s because the urease in intestinal tract can make urea into ammonia, which may stimulate your stomach.

Cardiovascular diseases

Cardiovascular diseases are common and serious complication of kidney failure. The damaged kidneys can not regulate the blood pressure and pH. High blood pressure, acidosis, hyperkalemia, water and sodium retention, anemia and other toxins may be the contributor to heart failure.

Respiratory problems

The healthy kidney can help filter extra water from the body, while the damaged kidney cannot. Then, extra fluid accumulates in lungs that can cause shortness of breath, deep breath, difficult breath, and so on.

Through the above analysis, we can see that body’s various system has a close relationship. When your kidney shut down, your whole body system can be in mess. Any questions, you can email to or leave a message below directly.

Leave a question or comment and we will try to attend to you shortly. Free medical answers from Professionals!
Please leave your email / whatsapp / phone number below and Disease Description , our doctor will contact you in time. so that our doctor give the correspending help!