Home > Medical > Kidney and bladder health > The effect of kidney failure The effect of kidney failure All sections in Kidney and bladder » About Kidney & Bladder » FAQs » Living with Kidney Problems » Medical Treatment » Kidney & Bladder News » Normal Kidney Function » Renal Nutrition » Kidney Failure Renal failure and its effect on the cardiovascular system Heart diseases are the leading cause of death in end-stage renal disease. It seems most often related to atherosclerosis and other risk factors found in renal failur include HBP. Renal failure and its effects on the blood Renal failure can have serious consequences on the blood, resulting in anaemia. The effect of kidney failure on the bones When kidneys are unable to clear phosphorus from the blood, calcium is drawn from the bones. Follow Health24 on Twitter » Here's how this SA plant could cure your bladder infection What else we do on the loo The effect of kidney failure on the brain and nervous system When kidneys fail to fulfill their function, it affects the brain and nervous system. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Salomon introduces Speedcross 4 Painmaster Microcurrent Therapy provides drug-free pain relief Update on Equazen acquisition by Flordis South Africa 2016 When lice just keep coming back!