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Why Would A Person Have Only 54% Of Kidney Function

2015-03-23 15:04

Why Would A Person Have Only 54% Of Kidney FunctionWhy would a person have only 45% kidney function? This is because kidneys are damaged and cannot perform their function properly. Kidney function decline occurs. Kidney function 54% means you are in stage 3 kidney disease. It is possible to reverse your kidney disease if you take treatment timely and properly. Well, what can lead to kidney damage and what is the treatment for renal disease?

1. What can result in kidney damage?

Diabetes

Diabetes can be a major risk factor for kidney disease. With Diabetes, the small blood vessels in the body are injured. When the blood vessels in the kidneys are injured, your kidneys cannot clean your blood properly. In this condition, your body will retain more water and salt than it should, which can lead to weight gain and ankle swelling. You may have protein in urine and also wastes can build up in your blood. Diabetes is the most common cause of kidney failure. Even when diabetes is controlled, the disease can lead to chronic kidney disease and kidney failure.

High blood pressure

High blood pressure is another leading cause of kidney disease. Hypertension can do damages to the blood vessels and filters in the kidney, making removal of waste from the body difficult.

Some painkillers for a long time

Long term use of certain pain medications, especially at high doses, has a harmful effect on kidney tissues and structures. Over-the-counter and prescription pain medications can damage and reduce blood flow to the kidneys. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are a main culprit. As many as 1 to 3 percent of kidney failure cases every year is caused by pain medication overuse.

Smoking cigarette

We all know smoking will do damages on lungs and heart, but people who smoke are more likely to have protein in the urine, which is a sign of kidney damage. As mentioned above, high blood pressure and diabetes can affect the kidneys, and also can be worsened by smoking. Smokers are more likely to need dialysis or kidney transplant earlier than nonsmokers.

The above factors can also do damages on kidneys and after that kidney function will decline. It needs timely and proper treatment. Well, what is the treatment for stopping kidney damage?

2. What is the treatment for kidney disease?

Western medicines aim to control relative symptoms such as high blood pressure, diabetes, protein in urine and blood in urine. These symptoms can be kept in control quickly. But western medicines are not radical while Chinese medicines can repair damaged kidneys and improve renal function. The active ingredients can get into the kidney lesions directly with the help of osmosis device and help stop further kidney damage and protect residual kidney function. As for 54% kidney function, it is very easy to get this effect. Kidney function can be enhanced and complications of kidney disease can also disappear naturally.

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