Medical Conditions Doctors Miss
So you're sleepy a lot and maybe a little blue, and your blood pressure is on the high side. It could be stress, or these and other common symptoms could be signs of serious medical conditions that doctors sometimes overlook.
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) continued...
Many people who have chronic kidney disease often don't know it because
there are no symptoms. However, the following may be experienced as kidney
- Fatigue because of progressive anemia
- Frequent headaches
- Loss of appetite
- Fluid retention and swelling
- Itchy skin
- Nausea or vomiting
- Swelling or numbness of the hands and feet
- Darkening of the skin
- Muscle cramps
If left untreated, chronic kidney disease can lead to kidney failure, heart
attacks, and strokes.