Nephrosclerosis

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What is nephrosclerosis?

Nephrosclerosis is the hardening of the kidney due to the development of fibrosis which is usually caused by diseases of the renal arteries that supply blood to the kidneys. It may also be caused by hypertension (elevated blood pressure).

Common symptoms reported by people with nephrosclerosis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with nephrosclerosis

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Compare treatments taken by people with nephrosclerosis

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Who has nephrosclerosis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 2
40s 1
50s 2
60s 2
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 5

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 2
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from nephrosclerosis patients who have completed their condition history
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Got a question about living with nephrosclerosis? Members in the forum might have the answers.