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How To Increase Kidney Function Naturally
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
EGFR: You realize that in the egfr the "e" stands for estimated. It is arrived at by taking the patient's age, sex, race, and serum creatinine level and plugging those data into a formula. To get your "actual" GFR is, see a nephrologist (n) and have a 24 hour urine collected for a creatinine clearance which will give it to you. Causes of a low GFR are drugs and obstruction. See a n for more information. ...Read more
No quick fix: There is no guaranteed way to increase metabolism or avoid decrease in metabolism naturally. The best way is to have a healthy lifestyle: avoid smoking, decrease alcohol use, eat balanced meals at regular intervals each day, set aside a regular time for sleep each night and give yourself at least 8 hours of sleep each night, daily aerobic exercise, reduce stress/anxiety in your life, yoga, etc. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Our body is a piece of impeccable machine of full automation, which's unique individually as genetically pre-coded to run its course over our life time. There has been no specific foods known to effectively enhance fertility although tones of myths abound notably in the cultures of long history. Yet, the surest way to keep up vitality and fertility as well & long as possible is healthy lifestyle. ...Read more
How can I increase the hardness of the erections natuarally? Also, how to improve blood circulation to penis naturally?
Natural?: At your age there would be nothing "natural" to increase hardness or bloodflow which should be perfectly normal. If you are having trouble you should se your doc who can find out what if anything is abnormal. Treatment could then be targeted to the problem. ...Read more
Common use: Giving HCG for men who have had cryptorchidism is standard. Hcg is also widely used to restore testicular volume and normal male hormonal production to men who are taking / have taken testosterone or anabolic steroids, but there is no standard protocol. Your personal physician may be a better source of information than a provider of "street" HCG and treatment will be safer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercise & nutrition: Strenuous exercise & clean nutrition helps your body produce testosterone as well as shed fat which is where testosterone is converted into estrogen (female hormone). So do all that you know you should do to get healthy rather than focus on numbers. If you've tried your best & your body isn't responding, then ask your doc for appropriate testing to see if you're low. But don't worry 'bout # now. ...Read more
Dopamine production: There is no proven way to increase dopamine. Ingested Dopamine is broken down in the stomach and small intesting (unless combined with a special medication...Carbidopa, for example in the medicine given to parkinson's patients carbidopa/levodopa). It can be given intravenously, which is done sometimes to help increase blood pressure. See also: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/dopamine. ...Read more
May not need to: Lab testing isn't "one size fits all." a lab may list 1.2 as the "upper limit of the reference range", but a muscular patient can and should have a higher level. When i was lifting daily, my creatinine stayed at 1.6, and an elite bodybuilder's is likely to 2.0 or so. The level itself doesn't make you sick; it's just one piece of information to tell whether there's kidney disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood potassium level of 3.4...How long will it take to restore to normal levels by eating more potassium rich foods and how much do I need to add?
Exercise & lose fat: First, let's clear a common misconception that's used to separate you from your money. There is no dietary supplement that will naturally & safely increase testosterone. In other words, there are no testosterone boosters, at least not in the States. Maybe in India but not here. Instead, get rid of fat that converts T into female hormone. Check out http://goo.gl/X4tjR & http://goo.gl/TMde33 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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