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Risks Of Sodium Intake With Glaucoma
High sodium intake: Patients who ingest a high sodium (na) diet run the risk of developing hypertension due to the retention of water caused by a high na intake. You are 36 years old and may not have high blood pressure (hbp). See your diet to get a diet that is not na rich and you may be able to delay your entry into a hypertensive state. If you need flavoring for your diet, try onion or garlic powder or pepper. ...Read more
What are the key factors for lowering Bp in presence of kidney impairment beside lowering diet salt and Bp medications?
Tx b/p Psychological: Elevated b/p can be the consequence of many factors, including psychological influences; our bodies respond to the emotions we experience. Assuming the problem is a stress reaction, and If meditating does not provide relief, the psychodynamic use of hypnosis is suggested. ...Read more
Can a person with cardio, high blood pressure, diabetic and kidney problems use chlorophyll plus guarana?
64 with fasting blood sugars of 90-100 despite diet and exercise. How much additional risk of small vessel changes compared to BS of 70-80? Thanks.
Aim for HgbA1C : 64 year old male has fasting blood sugar 90-100 (which is normal) asks how much risk of small vessel changes compared to BS 70-80. High BS affects both large & small blood vessels; Large BV with Hardening leading to Heart disease and Stroke; and Small BV with Thickening/narrowing & clogging; decreasing blood flow to arteries in eyes/ kidneys/ Legs& more. Keeping HgbA1c ...Read more
What are cons & pros comparing mineral pink salt with white salt with iodine? Does mineral salt should be chosen over regular to control weight loss?
There are many forms: of salt..sodium chloride. In the US we mostly use table salt, fortified with iodine, something that has prevented goiter (thyroid enlargement). Himalayan pink crystal salt has been touted because it contains many trace minerals. We get most of these easily in the rest of our diet. It can also contain harmful contaminants like uranium! It has NO effect on weight loss. Save your money:) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is kidney failure (which is associated with decreased gfr) associated with an increase in solute excretion per nephron?
Explanation: One of the roles of the kidney is to maintain solute balance and maintain a solute gradient via the counter-current mechanism in the loop of henle. It is the manner in which we reabsorb important substances and excrete waste. When you have kidney damage, the ability to maintain this gradient is upset, and thus solute loss can occur. ...Read more
Is protein supplement suitable to deal with bone deterioration for people with high blood pressure issue in environment of Pakistan taken with xrcise?
By bone deterioratio: -n, do you mean osteoporosis? If so a protein sup. is not the answer. You need 2 see an internist who deals with this, or an endocrinologist. Many factors make up a treatment plan. Fm. Hx, T score, fracture Hx., calcium intake, and comobities, smoking, alcohol intake, steroid exposure and so on. There is no easy fix for this. Weight bearing exercise is important, as simple as walking. ...Read more
The nephrologist added extra lasix despite the creatinine level increase, can aldactone be less harmful than lasix? Any way to figure out water retention levels to prevent overuse of lasix at homr? Patient already maintaining 500ml fluid restriction
Any medication for moderate Microalbuminuria other than tight control of HTN. DM with diet exercise like acetylcysteine Taurine?
Possibly: There appears to be some data supporting the use of acetylcysteine taurine for this purpose. You are already taking the usually recommended medication to prevent kidney damage in diabetes, i.e. telmisartan, an angiotensin receptor blocker. These drugs, along with ACE inhibitors, are the standard of care. Notable side effects of acetylcysteine are reported including rash. Review with your doc. ...Read more
RAS in one kidney- issues with BP meds, some increase BP instead of lowering. MD discontinued Arb and diuretic. Better option to increase renal flow?
Conflicting info on diuretics use in ckd4 with hyperkalemia issues (low aldosterone) with 2 g proteinuria. Will 20 mg lasix (furosemide) daily dose harm kidney?
Follow MD advice : You already have kidney problems and should be monitored by a kidney specialist. Follow their advice closely rather then trying to treat yourself. What is appropriate for your problem is best determined by some who does this for a living then try to make sense of all the information that you get from your well meaning friends and the internet ...Read more
What should be the daily carbohydrate intake for someone with type 2 diabetes or gestational diabetes?
That's a hard one: If you are looking for a carved in stone #, i won't give you one. It depends on your current weight, the weight you've gained so far in your pregnancy, the severity of your diabetes etc. Your best bet would be to talk it over with your nutritionist, who should help you make out a plan and suggest a menu or two that you may follow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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