There is so much that the kidney does that not people realize. Not only does it clean the impurities and toxins in your body, but it can also affect your growth, your appetite, the way food tastes. Because of the severe damage to Nicholas’s kidneys, he’s been taking growth hormones since he was 1 years old. Otherwise his body would not know to grow. People with kidney failure also have trouble eating because the food will have a metallic taste. He can not take ibuprofen. This will cause further damage to the kidney.
Here are some resources to learn more about kidney failure.