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How to Lower High Creatinine in Lupus Nephritis

2013-09-10 15:57

Lupus nephritis is an inflammation of the kidney secondary to systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE),a disease of immune system.High creatinine is a sign of reduced renal function in lupus.How to lower high creatinine in lupus nephritis?

High creatinine in lupus nephritis

Lupus is an autoimmune disorder,in which the immune system attacks the tiny blood vessels over the body.The tiny blood vessels in kidneys can filter out wastes and extra fluid from body.However,when the immune system attacks the tiny blood vessels in kidneys,it will cause inflammation in kidneys.If the inflammation can not be controlled, it will cause scarring of the tiny blood vessels over time.When the tiny blood vessels in kidneys fail to filter blood normally,it will give rise to high creatinine.

How to lower high Creatinine in lupus nephritis?

To lower the level of wastes in lupus nephritis, one way is to reduce the waste production and another is to improve the excretion of creatinine.

The metabolic wastes are mainly from what we eat.So a balanced diet plays such an important role to lower high creatinine in Lupus Nephritis. What is the recommended diet for people with lupus nephritis?Email to kidneycares@hotmail.com  for a balanced diet based on your condition.

Besides kidneys,intestine and skin also play an important part in filtering wastes from body.Some western medicines and certain Chinese herbal medicines can increase the removal of wastes from other channels.In Chinese medicine,rheum officinale shows an effective function in lowering high creatinine. Also some other herbs like Cordyceps sinensis,Ligusticum wallichii etc play vital roles in preserving renal function.

As high creatinine results from poor renal function in lupus nephritis, to lower high creatinine fundamentally, the treatment is to restore the impaired kidney tissues and enhance renal function. If the kidneys can work better to filter blood, high creatinine will lower completely and fundamentally.

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