In-depth

Causes

Chronic kidney disease

Chronic kidney disease, often caused by diabetes or high blood pressure, is the gradual loss of kidney function. Early detection and treatment can help.

Risk factors

High blood pressure (hypertension)

Symptoms

Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.

Headache

Most headaches aren't caused by a serious illness, but some could be a sign of a life-threatening condition.

Unexplained weight loss

Tests and diagnosis

CT coronary angiogram

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

May 24, 2013