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Know the Facts About Kidney Disease [Infographic]

March 20, 2019 GMT

(BPT) - Our kidneys play many important roles including removing waste and balancing fluids, releasing hormones that regulate blood pressure and helping maintain the right levels of potassium in your body. When the kidneys are not functioning properly, they are unable to filter blood the way they should, which may cause health problems including hyperkalemia, or high potassium.