Chronic kidney disease (CKD), also called chronic kidney failure, is the gradual loss of kidney function. Your kidneys filter wastes and excess fluids from your blood, which are then excreted in your urine. Chronic kidney disease includes conditions that damage your kidneys and decrease their ability to keep you healthy wastes can build to high levels in your blood which makes you feel sick. You may develop complications like high blood pressure, anemia (low blood count), weak bones, poor nutritional health and nerve damage.
A Disease is a condition of the living animal or plant body or of one of its parts that impairs normal functioning and is typically manifested by distinguishing signs and symptom. There are four main types of disease: infectious diseases, deficiency diseases, hereditary diseases (including both genetic diseases and non-genetic hereditary diseases) and physiological diseases.
The Kidneys are two bean-shaped organs that sit in the middle of your back. They play a vital role in keeping your body healthy. They filter blood and remove waste products and extra water in the urine. Kidneys also help control blood pressure.