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What Does High BUN Mean

2014-05-31 08:02

What Does High BUN MeanPatients with kidney disease are very prone to high BUN level. Then how high BUN is caused and what it means. Here we will make a specific introduction for you.

How is high BUN caused?

BUN is a waste which is produced when protein is decomposed in body. BUN is removed from body through urine by kidney function. So, when kidney has something wrong, kidney can not remove much BUN from body through urine. In this way, BUN level can increase in the long run, resulting in high BUN level.

What does high BUN mean?

From the above, we can see that high BUN means that kidney function decreases largely, leading to deposition of wastes in body. In this case, many other problems can be caused, for instance, swelling, high blood pressure, high creatinine level, headache, skin itching, anemia and sleeping problems.

What is worse, if not controlled well, heart disease or cardiovascular problems can occur, which can threaten life very much.

Then how to lower high BUN very effectively?

Chinese medicines can be good options to reduce high BUN level. Because it can recover kidney function by preventing kidney inflammation, promoting blood circulation, expanding blood vessels and repairing kidney damage. After kidney function is recovered, kidney can remove much BUN from body through urine, alleviating high BUN level.

In addition, low protein is necessary for patients with high BUN. Much protein can produce much BUN, putting more pressure on kidney. And low salt, low phosphorus are also needed. If you have more question or want to know more, be free to contact us any time. We are very pleased to help you.

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