The most common causes of chronic kidney failure as follows:

Diabetes

High blood pressure (hypertension)

Glomerulonephritis

Nephritis

Chronic pyelonephritis

Polycystic kidney disease

Urinary tract obstruction

Reduced renal blood flow

Heavy metals and toxins

Narcotics

Smoking and alcohol use

Vasculitis

Lupus Disease

Chemotherapy agents harmful to the kidneys

Overuse of strong analgesics

Urinary reflux