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Melatonin Kidney Problems
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
Depends on problem: Diet restriction depends on the problem. Chronic kidney disease- usually sodium, potassium, and some protein restriction; possibly phosphorus restriction. Stone disease usually increased water intake. Always check with your doctor and may be nephrologist before making any changes in the diet.See 1 more doctor answer
Plenty: Decreased urine output may or may not be seen, change in urine color possible, fatigue, swelling, chest pain. Depends on the severity of kidney problems. Please see a more comprehensive list here: http://www. Kidneydoctorbradenton. Org/2013/04/what-are-signs-and-symptoms-of-ckd. Html.See 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms of CKD.: The problems of chronic kidney disease (ckd) seen by patients depends on the stage of ckd they have. Patients with stage 1-2, may have no problems they notice. Patients in stage 3-5 may have weakness due to anemia caused by their ckd. They may have anorexia, nausea, vomiting and itching in stage 4-5. See a nephrologist to determine what stage of ckd the person has for answer to his problem.
Lifestyle choices: Depends on cause. If from meds, may need to change. If from diabetes or hypertension work to control those diseases. If poor blood flow from blockage may need stent. If from heart failure control that. However, good kidney health can be supported by several things. Avoid smoking and dehydration especially. The entire body benefits from sleep, exercise, healthy diets.See 1 more doctor answer
See a doc: And get your kidney numbers checked. Here is a comprehensive article on how physicians check for kidney disease: http://www. Kidneydoctorbradenton. Org/2013/03/how-do-physicians-check-your-kidneys. Html.
Depends...: Kidney-related problems may widely vary ranging from none to being unbearable to reflect their types & stages. Examples are: none to unbearable pain from passing stone through ureter; seeing gross bloody urine in late stage of kidney tumor or at times in stone passage; fever and pain at pyelonephritis (kidney infection);. .. More? Ask your doctor for individual specifics and relevance. Best to. ..
Plenty: This is a long list. I will refer you to this article: http://www. Kidneydoctorbradenton. Org/2013/04/what-are-signs-and-symptoms-of-ckd. Html.
Diabetic nephropathy: Diabetes causing high blood sugar can damage kidneys because sugar is filtered by kidney glomeruli. High blood sugar damages the filters so that larger molecules such as protein, which normall are retained, escape through the filters causing proteinuria or albuninuria which damages kidneys firther.Kidney damage causes hypertension whichs adds to damage. Early diagnosis & treatment can slow disease.See 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: Glutathione is produced naturally by the liver and I'm not aware of any toxicity problems with it. It is sometimes actually given to patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysis. Any other questions can be answered by your pharmacist who has more access to this information.
Kidney problems: It depends on the kidney problem. For people with chronic kidney disease or who or on dialysis, cheese has alot of phosphorus and that can build up in the body. If someone is having stones or other bladder infections, cheese should not directly effect the kidneys.See 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Although serum creatinine is routinely tested when blood chemistry is ordered, it is not a standardized test (i.e. different labs will give a slightly different numerical values & direct comparison of values from such labs is not meaningful). Frequently, normal serum creatinine ranges from 0.8 to 1.3 mg/dl. However, other factors such as degree of hydration and the muscle mass of the patient.
In fact: Glutathione IV is GIVEN in patients with kidney failure to supposedly help "tired blood" (anemia) There are no scientifically based medical studies showing the effectiveness of supplementing this chemical which is produced in large quantities in normal LIVER. MY OPINION ONLY Hope it helps Dr Z
Different but yes: In kids, their issues are often related to abnormal kidney shape/size/formation and outflow tract. The get urinary tract infections often due to these defects. Adults often lose function after diabetes or high blood pressure, kids rarely have these. There are kids that need/get kidney transplants every year after kidney failure.See 1 more doctor answer
Hematuria & Pain: Now often found at prenatal maternal/fetal ultrasound. After birth large cystic, swollen kidney or large tumor sometimes causes visible bulge & can be palpated. Dark colored bloody urine can suggest nephritis, tumor or stone.Flank pain & percussion over lower rib cage could be pyelonephritis or obstructing stone. Thirst + large volumes of urine? Diabetes insipidus (kidney can't concentrate urine.See 2 more doctor answers