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How Does A Scarred Kidney Cause High Blood Pressure

2014-12-10 03:07

How Does A Scarred Kidney Cause High Blood PressureDoes a scarred kidney cause high blood pressure? Damage to the kidney leads to a lot of complications. Hypertension is one of the causes and symptoms of a scarring kidneys. The following will give you the detailed information.

1. What is kidney scarring?

Many factors such as diabetes, high blood pressure and infection can all lead to kidney damage. When damaging occurs, normal process of would healing will take place. This wound healing will then result to scarring of the tissues thus affecting the important function of the kidney-removing waste products. When these happen, there will be imbalance in the nutrients needed of the body and damage will further progress. Filtering of waste will be disturbed. This will cause kidney scarring.

2. How does high blood pressure cause kidney scarring?

When a kidney tissue is injured or damaged, it produces a hormone that affects and increases blood pressure. High blood pressure then can affect the arteries which will lead to the kidney causing more damage and loss of normal function.

3. How to treat high blood pressure in kidney scarring?

When a tissue in the kidney is scarred, it is irreversible. What we can do is to control and eliminate the cause of the scarring to prevent further kidney scarring.

 medications

kidney scarring patients should take some medications to eliminate the possible cause of kidney scarring. The medications include antibiotics for UTI, diuretics for fluid retention and ACE inhibitors for high blood pressure.

diet

Diet is important in the treatment of kidney scarring. Patients should follow a low protein, low sugar, low cholesterol, low fat and low sodium diet.

 herbs

Medications and diet have nothing to do with the damaged tissues. We have no remedy for dead tissues but we can help injured kidney tissues with some characteristic herbs. We have many kinds of herbs and which one is suitable for you is on the basis of your own medical conditions. The herbs are micronized into powder and then they will be wrapped in two medicated bags. The bags are put on patients’ lower back where the kidneys are. It is an external application and the active materials can come to the damaged kidneys directly with the help of osmosis device. The medicines have function of expanding blood vessels, preventing inflammation and coagulation, degrading extracellular matrix and providing necessary nutrients for kidneys. These set up a good environment for repairing kidney damage. Kidney scarring can be alleviate to some extent and then high blood pressure can also be relieved.

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