Proper functioning of the kidneys is needed to cleanse your blood, maintain a balance of salt and minerals in your body, and regulate blood pressure. These tasks are accomplished by filtering and removing waste products and excess fluid through your urine.
At ELNA, emphasis is placed on combining the latest in medical science with the ultimate in personalized care. We also consult with patients on diet and lifestyle changes to help improve overall health of the kidneys. Conditions when you might visit our nephrology clinic include:
- Kidney stones
- Decline in kidney function
- Chronic kidney disease
- Kidney dialysis
- Renal ultrasound
- Chronic hematuria (blood in urine)
- Autoimmune disease
- Electrolyte imbalance
- Urine protein imbalance
- Chronic urinary tract infections (UTIs)
- Polycystic kidney disease.
When preparing for a nephrology appointment, be sure to bring your health insurance card, a list of your symptoms and any medications you are taking, as well as any questions you may have.