Do you have family history of kidney disease and want to know the signs and symptoms? Perhaps you have risk factors like high blood pressure or diabetes and want to know the signs to watch out for with kidney failure.

This week I am going to talk about this question, as I probably get asked this the most from the patients who come into my office and people commenting and messaging online. There are a lot of factors to go over with determining the signs and symptoms of kidney disease and kidney failure – so let’s dive in!

Content Chapters:
00:00 – Introduction
00:50 – About Kidney Failure and Kidney Disease Symptoms
02:02 – Itching and Nausea
03:00 – Swelling in the Legs
03:31 – Fatigue
04:24 – Metallic Taste in the Mouth
05:02 – Some other Symptoms of Kidney Disease
05:15 – Kidney Disease Symptoms or Something Else?
06:17 – Conclusion

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Working as a kidney doctor, I found that my patients were often unaware of just how important diet and lifestyle were and how often they felt unsupported by generic advice to “eat healthy”.

The home cook in me hated hearing this, so I set out to find a better way. I began to combine my medical training and love of food, making videos of simple recipes that were based on science and packed with flavor. Instead of just saying “eat healthy” to my patients, I could give them the resources they needed to make a real difference in their health.

Kidney doctor, passionate home cook, and YouTube sensation Dr Blake Shusterman empowers people to proactively manage their health by stepping into the kitchen. The author of several cookbooks with over 100,000 YouTube subscribers, The Cooking Doc® believes anyone, at any age can transform their health with small changes that make a big difference. Based on science and packed with flavor, Dr. Blake’s simple recipes have inspired home cooks everywhere to change their diet, retrain their taste buds, and transform their health.

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