What is a Kidney Function Test (KFT)?
The filter of your body, the kidneys filter waste materials and toxic substances out of your blood and other body fluids. Besides filtering, kidneys also aid in balancing the natural salts like sodium, potassium, and acid levels in the body and are vital for the production of RBC (Red Blood Cells), Vitamin D, and blood pressure-regulating hormones. Your doctor might prescribe you to take the Kidney Function Test or KFT or if he/she feels there’s an issues with your kidneys. Also, if you are diabetic, or suffer from hypertension, then also renal tests are prescribed to monitor your health.
Symptoms of Kidney Problems
Here are some common Kidney problem symptoms that are indicative of any underlying issues with the filtration system of your body –