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Natural Products For Phosphorus Binders Due To Kidney Disease
Besides protein, potassium, phosphorus, and salt. What other foods could be bad for kidney disease? Just trying to get an idea..
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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
New here. May I have the general amount of sodium, potassium, protein, phosphorus someone with stage 3/4 kidney disease should have per day? Gracias
Listen to your body: Individuals with chronic kidney disease need to have restricted intake of sodium, potassium, protein, and phosphorus because their kidney can not excrete efficiently. If a person with healthy kidneys eats this diet but has a greater need for any of these nutrients he may notice some imbalance. For instance a person with low blood pressure may feel better with more added salt. ...Read more
Kidney dz and HIBP: Absolutely yes; 30 percent of persons needing dialysis have had hypertension as their cause of kidney failure; high bp damages arteries and the glomerular structures, and thereby promote secretion of renin, which activates angiotensin; angiotensin elevates BP further; and further damages kidney -- vicious cycle; ...Read more
Only transplantation: Otherwise chronic kidney disease can not be 'cured'. However, very ofet can be stabilized to halt or slow down progression. ...Read more
I had a test result of trace of kidney disease I am a dibetic. What measures shall I take to prevent kidney disease. Is it reversible?
Glucose and BP: Presumably you have microalbumuria (elevated urine protein). Diabetic kidney disease can be mostly stopped by controlling glucose (a1c as close to normal as possible), controlling bp, an ace-i or arb (even if BP normal), controlling lipids, weight loss if you are overweight may also help, but the big things are a1c and bp. If you are a type 1 diabetic, consider a pump or intensive insulin. ...Read more
If I have kidney disease, am I still able to give birth naturally or would it have to be a c-section?
Natural delivery: Having kidney disease does not automatically mean you would have to have a c-section. Talk to your obstetrician. ...Read more
Are Newton homeopathics safe for liver disease and kidney disease patients. Is it safe to take more than one product at a time?
Depends: It depends upon what you are taking and why you are taking it. Please consult your physician before taking anything - especially if you have liver disease and or kidney disease. Take care. ...Read more
21days in icu forsepsis, parkinson, prostate & kidney disease. E-coli in urine. Now urine shows same result-2 high sensitive drugs become resistant. Help.
Advanced question: If resistance is seen with 2 classes of antibiotic drugs, an alternate antibiotic which e coli is sensitive to, will be chosen and the source of the infection- likely a chronic Foley catheter- will be removed. You ICU team of doctors is the most appropriate group to ask this question, specifically the id specialist (if there is one in your institution). ...Read more
Could sudden cessation of daily dose milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) result in acute hypomagnesemia? In an elderly man with some history of kidney disease?
How to treat hypertension due to kidney disease other than taking combined drug therapy, what lifestyle and food should be adopted to protect oneself?
Have Kidney Disease Stage 2, Still Appetite is Ok but having Unintentional weight loss 12kg in 4 months, It is due to kidney disease or else?
I am having upper right side waist pain at morning. I have done urine test and blood CBC test both came normal. Does this is due to kidney disease.?
Family practice: It sounds like they were checking for possible kidney infection or stones. Have them look for liver or gallbladder disease. An ultrasound and liver function tests could be helpful. ...Read more
I am in need of a non nsaid pain reliever due to kidney disease. I have a myopathy and am experiencing pain and welling. What can I take? No prednison
Relaxation techniques, cognitive therapy, psychotherapy, east-west integrative medicine (e.g. Acupuncture) should be used in place or as an adjunctive treatment of medications whenever possible. Also there are a number of anti-inflammation diets that you could try.
Good luck. ...Read more
I've hypertension and I have proteinurea and I'm not diabetic, the presence of proteins in urine is it due to kidney disease or to hypertension itself?
Best binder: All phosphate binders (PB) lower phosphorous (P) when taken after meals. A lot of nephrologists seem to prefer using PB's that have no calcium (C) in them and that is because all dialysis patients are C overloaded. The main reason to use one PB over another is the pill burden. PB's that have fewer pills per dose may have an edge because patients will take them more regularly, which is important ...Read more
Kidney disease: Disease of the kidneysGet a more detailed answer ›
Depends on diagnosis: A nephrologist is the specialist who organizes care of renal (kidney) preservation or function. Depending on the underlying diagnosis he can help orchestrate medical management. The more common nephrologic conditions include nephrosclerosis often seen in patients with hypertension and or diabetes. Glomerulonephritis, of which there are several types, will require specific treatments based on the subtype. ...Read more
Decreased Urination: Acute kidney disease represents an attack against the attack usually from profound dehydration, nephrotoxic agents like antibiotics or from bacterial infections. The symptoms range from decrease in urine output, nausea and loss of appetite. The most critical side effect is rapid increase in potassium that can be very dangerous. ...Read more
Kidney disease: You can reverse some types of kidney disease. The most common is due to drug toxicity and the most common drug that causes acute kidney disease are drugs of the advil (ibuprofen) class. Once you stop the offending drug, the kidney function returns. Other causes of reversible kidney disease are obstruction caught early enough. Causes can be prostatic obstruction or obstruction of the ureters. ...Read more
Stage 1 is normal and stage 5 is generally dialysis dependent. The stages are defined by the estimated glomerular filtration rate (egfr) with cut points as follows:
stage 1 >90ml/min
stage 2 > 60 ml/min
stage 3 > 30 ml/min
stage 4 > 15 ml/min
stage 5 < 15 ml/min
the egfr is obtained by either the cockroft gault or the mdrd method. ...Read more
May not notice: Especially early on, you may not notice anything, and the cause will impact what you see or feel. Common symptoms once advanced can be fatigue, confusion, nausea, itching. Can also see blood in the urine or dark urine, or decreased amount of urine. With significant renal failure, most people feel awful overall! ...Read more
Urine & blood tests: Medical history including family history, ? Presence of blood in urine, frequency of urination, ? Excessive thirst. Physical examination for bp, possible kidney swelling or tenderness, vascular bruit (abnormal sound of kidney artery flow). Plus kidney & bladder ultrasound. Possibly ct scan, MRI or nuclear renal scan. Urine tests may include 24 hour urine collection. ...Read more
Phosphorus is an essential mineral. It is important in the formation high energy compounds used by the body, maintaining strong bones and teeth, and muscle and nerve functioning. Meats and milk are a good source of phosphorus. Deficiency is very rare as phosphorus is ...Read more