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Ayurvedic Treatment For High Creatinine
Adjunct only: If you truly have renal disease, evidenced by a seriously and consistently elevated BUN and creatinine, then your focus needs to be on scientific, modern, evidence-based treatment that will keep you off dialysis / transplant service. You're welcome to use the ancient plant-based medicines as adjuncts but keep your nephrologist informed. ...Read more
Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more
Treat the cause: Kidney disease is the most likely cause of high creatinine. Treating obstruction of the urinary tract, infection of the kidneys and possible drug damage or autoimmune diseases like lupus need to be considered before committing to life long dialysis. A discussion with your doctor is needed. You need to be certain that you need dialysis in order to tolerate the life style changes coming to you. ...Read more
Creatinine increases from 1.0 to 1.5 in last 4 months. Stabilizes around 1.6 (2.0 with arb). ANA positive only u1rnp elevated. Possible treatment?
You need renal eval: You need to see a nephrologist because this increase in creatinine needs to be clarified. You also need to discuss this with your rheumatologist since the U1RNP can be associated with SLE which can involve the Kidneys or overlap MCTD which is less likely to involve teh kidneys ...Read more
Adjunct only: This is a traditional system of healing that's interesting but can't be expected to restore lost kidneys any more than it would enable you to grow new teeth. Often the most helpful feature is the relationship with the practitioner. Don't spend too much money. ...Read more
How dangerous is high createnine level associated with pneumonia for a 73 yr old person? He has stopped taking any food. Today after 4 days of treatment his creatnine level shoot up to 9 from 4
What should be the normal level of sr creatinine in case of unilateral kidney? What shoul be the line of treatment if it is 2.6?
Creatinine of 2.6?: If you have one kidney, with a creatinine of 2.6, you have chronic kidney disease. What's it due to and how well your kidney is working is not yet known. See a nephrologist (n) for a 24 hour urine for creatinine clearance, protein, have some blood work taken and get a renal ultrasound of your sole kidney. Once these data are in, the n can give your an accurate assessment of your kidney's status. ...Read more
What is the max. Permissable creatinine level before stopping highly successful chemo treatment on the eve of complete tumor response.
Ayurvedic: Just do a search on google. You will easily find. Try also the international ayurvedic organization. There is a new interest in natural ways to heal and get better. ...Read more
Not: Ayurvedic treatment not good for anything. It useless. It based on primitive superstitions & fallacies without a lick of scientific evidence. The only people who benefit from ayurvedic medicine the worried well for whom it placebo, and the practitioners who only too happy to relieve their clients of hard-earned cash. ...Read more
Questionable: Others might disagree, and certainly ayurvedic treatment can be used along with other things if it makes you feel better, but I would concentrate on traditional treatments and diagnoses for this very serious syndrome ...Read more
Ayurveda: Although I have little experience with this, it appears that gokshura, gudochi and shilajith are the recommended therapies for an enlarged prostate. Make sure not to diagnose yourself. There are other non-prescription supplements that are effective at managing BPH once you are sure that is your diagnosis. ...Read more
When talking about..: ...Treatments, "alternative" really means "effectiveness not demonstrated" - either never tested, or tested and not found to work. The herb promoted for cognitive health, withania somnifera, does seem to have some effect in animal models, but has not been well-tested in humans, so the answer is, we don't really know. ...Read more
See below: The ayurvedic medicine is mostly practiced in india and I do have have much knowledge about it. I therefore cannot answer this question satisfactorily. ...Read more
My friend age 61 two month he has angioplasty .Now blood result uria 83 creatinine 4.3 egrf 14ml./min/1.73 c.M what is treatment?
Evaluation: Your friend should be evaluated by a nephrologist to determine cause of renal failure. ...Read more
My CKD got cured&creatinine level is back to 1.5from 7.3 after8months of homeopathy treatment.Dr asked2 be on treatment for6more months.Is homeo safe?
Why do u ask now?: If it improved your kidney function and you have no new symptoms, why are you asking that now? Tell your homeopath your concerns and what follow up you should expect. ...Read more
I've been an acute pancreatits patient for about 4yrs now. I would like to know if there is any permanent remedy thru Ayurvedic treatment? The problem is so severe that i had internal bleedin 3times.
Worth trying: Pancreatitis can be a serious & debilitating condition & western medicine has limited approaches for prevention. Ayurvedic treatment may be quite helpful though may not always offer a permanent cure. Classical homeopathy is another treatment that can help- there are many case reports of homeopathy curing recurrent pancreatitis. It would be reasonable to try both Ayurveda & homeopathy. Good luck! ...Read more
Periods at 51: If by curing your period you mean having normal monthly periods, then any treatment that addresses and improves your general health will extend the lifespan of your ovaries, so yes Ayurvedic treatment can help. However around 51 many women enter menopause, so the estrogen production from the ovary declines gradually and then stops - when that happens your periods will stop. ...Read more
Tarlov cysts: Tarlov cysts are benign outpouchings of the dura mater at the base of the spine in the sacrum or tail bone area. They are not the source of pain and do not require treatment. ...Read more