Hi, I had some routine blood work last year and my eGFR was 82, no one told me anything about that being low for my age at the time (I am 35). Last week I had more blood work performed for heart palpatations, my eGFR was 70. I was told that was "low for my age" and that I should drink more water. I did some research and am concerned. First, that is a signigicant drop in less than a year. Second, I think this means I have stage 2 CKD, but no one even mentioned that to me. I have no risk factors (no hypertension, or disbetes), and am in shape and eat healthy. Is there additional testing I should have done? What could be the cause of the low numbers and the drop in GFR? Is it possible to raise my GFR? I am a little freaked out. Thanks.View Thread
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