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Our kidneys are responsible for removing excess fluid and filtering waste from our blood, as well as helping regulate blood pressure. They also play a role in helping the body produce the right number of red blood cells and maintain a proper chemical balance.

When kidneys are diseased or begin to fail, waste and excess fluid build up in our blood and can cause complications such as hypertension (high blood pressure), anemia, bone problems and even kidney failure.

The most common causes of kidney disease:

At Providence Spokane Nephrology, we offer diagnosis and treatment of kidney and related issues in both adults in children.