Can a damaged kidney (by diabetes and high blood pressure) increase functionality with proper care? What is recommended?
It depends . It depends on the level of the damage - assessed by the GFR (derived from a blood test). Sometimes ace inhibitors or arb can slow down the progression of the disease. Controlling the blood pressure and diabetes also slow down the progression of the disease, but unfortunately reversing it is almost impossible if the disease is advanced.
Kidney disease. Maybe good care can slow progression of kidney disease.
Kidneys are delicate. The kidneys filter all of your blood 24 hours a day. In order to filter the blood, they have a very delicate system of membranes and tissues to keep the good stuff in and let the bad stuff go out. When your blood pressure is always high, it puts a lot of stress on these delicate parts. The kidneys then respond by trying to thicken up the membranes, which causes problems filtering blood. Read more...
Hi I am a 31 year old female recenlry diagnosed with high blood pressure and asthma. How can I tell if I my kidneys are effected? Some of the sym
Kidneys will not. Give symptoms . The only way to check is with blood work to check the kidney function . Read more...