Body has two bean-shaped kidneys above your waist both side of spine covered by the rib cage. The main function of the kidney is to filter the blood to remove extra water and waste products in the form of urine that passes through ureters to bladder where it will remain stored until discretion. Kidney problems includes stones, cysts, infections or cancer and other problems due to medications.
When we talk about kidney problems, nephrons get affected that make the kidney unable to remove waste products. Kidneys help to maintain the balance of minerals and water, maintaining blood pressure by renin, helps to make vitamin D needed for bones and removes waste generated by medicines, digestion and chemicals etc.
Kidney problems are known as acute (acute renal failure) and chronic kidney diseases. Causes for acute problems are as auto-immune diseases, sepsis or severe infection, eclampsia during pregnancy, excess protein in the bloodstream due to tissues breakdown and some drugs etc. In case of chronic, chronic viral infections as hepatitis B and C and AIDS, inflammation in glomeruli, pyelonephritis, polycystic and lupus nephritis etc.
Some symptoms may be an exhibit by the native-like poor sleeping, swelling of the ankles, itchy and dry skin, weight loss due to no apparent reasons, fatigue, shortness of breath constantly, and no interest in eating and taste. In astrology, planets are responsible for kidney problems as Moon rules water, liquid, or blood), Venus (kidney and urinary system), and Jupiter (Stomach area). Constellations are like Chitra, Vishakha, Ashlesha, and Revati. Houses are sixth (house of diseases), seventh (kidneys), and eighth (chronic). The sign is Libra for kidney problems.