15) Metallic taste in the mouth: Kidney failure causes uraemia (increased urea in the blood). Saliva breaks this down in the mouth, causing urine-like bad breath called ammonia breath and an associated unpleasant metallic taste in the mouth.
Tips For Things You Can Do:
1) Watch your sodium and protein intake: High sodium and high protein diets are known for putting extra strain on kidneys.
2) Drink plenty of water, eat more fruit and vegetables.
3) Keep a regular exercise regimen.
4) And of course, be sure to get your medical checkups. Ask your doctor for a kidney function test if you are concerned.