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How to Lower Creatinine 2.7 and BUN 49

2014-06-17 07:49

Q:

My father has been diagnosed with diabetes from 1988 and hypertension from last 5 years. Now his serum creatinine is 2.7 mg/dL and BUN level is 49. How to lower the creatinine level and BUN?

A:

How to Lower Creatinine 2.7 and BUN 49Nowadays with the improvement of living standard, people eat more food high in sugar and fat, which easily results in the diabetes. Diabetes means your blood sugar level is high. In the kidneys there are thousands of blood capillary. Exposed to high blood sugar for years, they become brittle and lose their ability to transport oxygen and nutrients and then kidneys may be in a ischemia and anoxia. Besides, it can damage dilate nerve fibers, interfering with their ability to transmit signals. Therefore, diabetes for years is the leading cause of kidney failure.

To judge whether kidney function is affected or not, creatinine level and BUN are the common indicator. Normal creatinine level for an adult male is about 0.6 to 1.2 mg/dL and normal BUN level is about 6 to 20 mg/dL. From your description, we can see that both creatinine level and BUN of your father are twice the normal level, which means your father’s kidney function has been severely damaged and more than 50 percent kidney function has been lost. If you would like to lower creatinine and BUN level, the following suggestion may be helpful.

First, high blood sugar level should be brought under control by diet, weight control, physical activity and medications.

Second, repair the damaged kidneys and improve kidney function. To reduce the side effects of western medicine, here we recommend Traditional Chinese Medicine. In TCM, there are a lot of therapies. Some of them can help regulate the qi flowing in the channels, removing stasis and cleanse toxins from the blood. Some of them can remove inflammatory factors to inhibit kidney inflammation, and some of them can degrade extracellular matrix to prevent kidney fibrosis. When kidney function recovers, creatinine level and BUN level come down.

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