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How to Lower BUN 59.5 for PKD Patients

2014-09-12 03:36

How to Lower BUN 59.5 for PKD PatientsBUN is often used to measure how well your kidneys function. In the early stage of kidney function impairment, BUN level can be controlled within normal range. But when your GFR is less than 50%, BUN level goes up quickly. PKD is a kind of chronic kidney disease, which can cause kidney function impairment. Besides, the kidney cysts may be so big that they block the ureter, which may affect the discharge of urea, resulting in high BUN level. How to lower BUN 59.5 for PKD patients?

The normal BUN level is about 2.86-7.14 mmol/L or 7-20 mg/dL. In different districts, the BUN level may be a little different. BUN 59.5 is much higher than the normal level. If you do not lower it timely, it may further damage your kidneys.

Reduce protein intake

Urea is waste product of protein, so you had better control the intake of protein, especially plant protein. Lean meat, fish, poultry without skin, and egg white are more preferred, because the amino acids in them are almost essential for body and there are seldom wastes to be produced. The amount of protein intake depends on your remaining kidney function.

Ensure calory intake

You should also ensure calory intake. This can reduce the protein metabolism in the body so as to control BUN level. It is better for you to supple 30 kca/kg calory. Carbohydrates and fat are the good source of calory, but saturated fat should be avoided for it can increase your cholesterol level.

Improve kidney function

The above two measures can only help you control the BUN level to certain extent. If you want to normalize BUN level totally, you should improve kidney function. For PKD patients, they should shrink the kidney cysts, preventing them from damaging your kidneys first and then repair the damaged kidneys, enhancing kidney function. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy may be a good choice for you. It can speed up the blood circulation and increase the permeability of cyst wall so that fluid can be reabsorbed and discharged out of the body. It can also stop their growth by inhibiting the renal tubule epithelial cells from proliferation abnormally and stopping the secretion of lining cells. There are also other therapies for you to recover kidney function, such as foot bath, medicated bath, moxibustion, circle therapy, etc.

With the enhancement of kidney function, BUN level will gradually come down. For more information about how to lower BUN level, please contact online doctor.

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