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How Do You Treat Kidney Disease when Diuretics Do Not Work

2015-02-09 03:52

How Do You Treat Kidney Disease when Diuretics Do Not WorkDiuretics are also known as water pills. It can remove excess fluid from the blood so as to alleviate swelling. It also helps reduce blood pressure and protect you from heart disease. How do you treat kidney disease when diuretics do not work?

First, you should find out why diuretics do not work. Sometimes electrolyte disorder, such as Na deficiency can affect the effect of diuretics. In such case, you should regulate the electrolytes in your body first. Then you should find out what causes your swelling. If it is caused by massive protein leakage, you should supplement moderate plasma albumin. Now let’s have a look at some other ways to to help you ease swelling.

Use steroids and immunosuppressants

If your swelling is caused by massive protein leakage, steroids and immunosuppressants are helpful. They can block inflammatory response in the kidneys and decrease the permeability of capillaries so as to reduce protein leakage. When proteinuria disappears, swelling will also disappear gradually.

Use herb

If your swelling is very severe, you can use some herbs to relieve edema. Dandelion, nettle leaf, corn silk and so on are all diuretics.

Use Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment

In TCM, there are also some therapies to help you improve kidney function and alleviate swelling.

-Medicated Full Bath

It is to immerse your whole body into the diluted medical soup. This therapy can make you sweat so that poisonous toxins in your body are passed out of the body. It can also increase your urine output. Moreover, it can dilate blood vessels and speed up blood circulation to remove stasis and improve blood circulation.

-Enema Therapy

It is to infiltrate medical soup into the intestinal track so as to promote its detoxification function. According to TCM theory, intestinal tract is associated with lung. And lung works along kidneys. Therefore, Enema therapy can also help you urinate.

There are also many other therapies to help you, such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Foot Bath, Mai Kang Mixture and decoction. Space limited, we do not explain them one by one.

How do you treat kidney disease when diuretics do not work? Our online doctor can help you make a personalized treatment plan for free according to your medical condition.

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