GlossaryKidney: A pair of organs in the abdomen that remove waste from the blood (as urine), produce erythropoietin (a substance that stimulates red blood cell production), and play a role in blood pressure regulation.
NSAIDs: Non- Steroidal Anti - Inflammatory Drugs, These are non-cortisone, non-addictive drugs that reduces pain and Inflammation.
Heart Failure: Condition caused when the heart is unable to pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body; also characterized by fluid collecting in various parts of the body (such as legs, lungs, liver).
Uremia: Toxic accumulation of wastes in blow.
BUN: Blood urea nitrogen. A measure primarily of the urea level in blood.
CBC: Complete Blood Count.
Urinalysis: A test that determines the content of the urine
Dialysis: The process of cleansing the blood when the kidneys are not able to filter the blood.
Dehydration: The condition of excessive loss of fluids from the body, frequently caused by diarrhoea.
Urinary system: The parts of the body that play a role in reproduction, getting rid of waste products in the form of urine, or both.
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