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Doctor insights on: Natural Products For Phosphorus Binders Due To Kidney Disease

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Besides protein, potassium, phosphorus, and salt..What other foods could be bad for kidney disease? Just trying to get an idea..

Kidney: First you need to take a sma 7, a blood test that will give a baseline image of your kidney function. If normal, follow a regular diet, your body will control your normal potassium excretion, unless you have other medical issues like high blood pressure, diabetes or auto immune issues. ...Read more

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Kidney (Definition)

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


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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

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

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Is it true that kidney diseases result from hypertension?

Is it true that kidney diseases result from hypertension?

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

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Will I eventually lose my eyesight or develop kidney disease as a result of having type 1?

Will I eventually lose my eyesight or develop kidney disease as a result of having type 1?

Not necessarily: Retinal and kidney damage are not totally preventable, however, progression thereof is at least minimized with aggressive management of diabetes. ...Read more

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Can there be a natural cure for chronic kidney disease ?

Can there be a natural cure for chronic kidney disease ?

Only transplantation: Otherwise chronic kidney disease can not be 'cured'. However, very ofet can be stabilized to halt or slow down progression. ...Read more

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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

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If I have kidney disease, am i still able to give birth naturally or would it have to be a c-section?

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

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Are Newton homeopathics safe for liver disease and kidney disease patients. Is it safe to take more than one product at a time?

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

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21days in icu forsepsis, parkinson, prostate & kidney disease.E-coli in urine.Now urine shows same result-2 high sensitive drugs become resistant. Help.

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

Phosphorus (Definition)

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


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Kidney Diseases (Definition)

Kidney diseases include hereditary problems such as polycystic kidney disease, structural abnormalities, infections, cancer, and damage to kidneys due to other medical conditions ...Read more