8 Early Warning Signs Your Kidneys Aren’t Working As Well As They Should!

The kidneys are vital for the body and they are in charge of many essential processes. Cleansing and detoxification of the system is their major function, because they produce urine and filter the blood.

The kidneys eliminate the excess fluid and waste, support bone health, increase the number of red blood cells, regulate the blood pressure and balance the electrolytes.

If some function is compromised, the whole body is at great risk. It is very important to know to recognize the symptoms of kidney disorder.

Here are some of those signs:


Healthy kidneys produce a hormone erythropoietin which increases the red blood cell number. Low number of red blood cells can lead to fatigue and problems with the brain and muscles. It may also be attributed to anemia.


Pain in the kidney surrounding area is typical symptom of urinary tract infection and kidney stones.

Dizziness and poor concentration

Severe anemia and kidney failure can lead to insufficient oxygen flow to the brain which leads to dizziness, memory problems and poor concentration.

Metallic taste in your mouth

Bad breath and changes in the taste of the food is cause by the accumulation of waste in the blood. Poor appetite and metallic taste in the mouth are some of the symptoms of kidney damage.

Skin rashes

The waste accumulation is linked directly to itching and skin rashes. As the waste is accumulated in the blood, the skin gets irritated and dry. Lotions and creams can’t solve the problems because the root problem in internal.

Shortness of breath

Low number of red blood cells reduces the oxygen amount in the body and leads to shortness of breath. It is often linked to kidney damage.


If the function of the kidneys is compromised, the excess fluids stay in the body and lead to swelling of the joints, limbs and face.

Urine changes

Most common symptoms include dark urine (urinating in small amounts, less frequent urinating), pale color (large amounts of urinating, frequent urination), foamy urine, urge to urinate through the night, pressure during urinating and trouble urinating.