How do you prevent kidney failure?
eat healthy and exersise regulary
Currently, there is no known way of preventing kidney failure in a cat. Some cats will develop kidney failure regardless on how well it is looked after. It has been said that giving it a good diet that has high quality sources of meat and free of grains may keep the kidneys from working so hard, but this still isn't a preventative.
The difference between acute renal (kidney) failure and chronic kidney failure, is that acute is a sudden onset. Something like a medical condition, trama, or surgery can cause the failure within days or even hrs. Chrinic kidney failure is slow damage to the kidney over a few years, resulting in the kidneys not being able to filter blood properly.
Prevention is always the goal with kidney failure. Chronic disease such as hypertension and diabetes are devastating because of the damage that they can do to kidneys and other organs. Lifelong diligence is important in keeping blood sugar and blood pressure within normal limits. Specific treatments are dependent upon the underlying diseases. Once kidney failure is present, the goal is to prevent further deterioration of renal function. If ignored, the kidneys will progress to complete…
There are several different diseases and other causes that lead to kidney failure. Diabetes and high blood pressure are two of the leading causes of kidney failure. Some of the effects of kidney failure include fatigue, loss of appetite, confusion, nausea, vomiting, weakness, and difficulty concentrating. Without intervention, kidney failure will lead to death as toxins build up in the blood.
Kidney failure is an acute stage, and can often be a secondary complication to another condition or situation, such as from a reaction to medication or from dehydration. Chronic kidney disease is a chronic illness. Acute kidney failure has a good chance of being 100% reversible if caught early. Chronic kidney disease is manageable with dialysis, but is not reversible.
If experiencing kidney failure or if on dialysis, traveling in general will be more difficult. For air travel, it's possible to do so in such a condition. It's best to make sure you're comfortable on the plane, as well as with written documentation verifying why you need your medications, in order to prevent any needed bag searches.