As you get older, your kidneys may not filter as well as they used to so you may need to be more careful about the medicines you take. Watch this video on how certain medicines can affect your kidneys.
March is National Kidney Month —a great time to learn about keeping your kidneys healthy
Take a quiz to test your knowledge about kidney disease.
The information on Kidney Disease was developed for NIHSeniorHealth by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) at NIH.