Can enzyme therapy help with chronic kidney disease and dialysis treatment?

Debatable. One newer approach to treating chronic kidney disease (ckd) is experimental anti-inflammatory drugs. There have been limited positive results. Alternatively, there are many testimonials on the benefits of enzyme therapy for a variety of disorders, many of which have some inflammatory component. Thus, benefits of enzyme therapy in ckd/dialysis is debatable. Best, talk to your doctor and discuss.
Some. Enzyme therapy is very useful for inflammation. In dialysis, two of the main goals is to support what kidney function remains and detox heavy metals, especially aluminum. There are many herbal kidney products on the market, my favorite being quantum kidney by premier research labs. Natural cellular defense is excellent at helping to remove heavy metals.

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Can enzyme therapy cure chronic kidney disease?

Enzymes. I am not aware of any specific enzymes that reverse kidney disease. Kidney disease most simply put is the progressive loss of the inner structure of the cells that filter the wastes of the body. Read more...

Is their other treatment other than dialysis and transplant for chronic kidney disease? At stage 4. .... Is there medication available to repair?

Treatment of CKD. At ckd stage 4, you do not need dialysis at present. If you ckd progresses to end stage renal disease, you will need to start on dialysis or have a transplant. You do not list that you have diabetes or hypertension, if the cause of your ckd is polycystic kidney disease, not much can be done for your decline into higher stages of ckd. Your nephrologist is the one to speak to about your prognosis. Read more...

My mom has chronic kidney disease. Is there any treatment available?

Plenty. Avoid nephrotoxins. Control risk factors for worsening ( htn, dm, etc.) begin medications with renal protective effect ( ace-i ). Get hooked up with nephrologist. Read more...

What is the best treatment for costochondritis if I cannot take anti-inflammatory medications due to chronic kidney disease?

Topical Ice. Initially topical ice is probably the best choice. If after a few days this is not resolving, a doctor with the appropriate training could consider doing a steroid injection in the affected cartilage. Read more...

What's the treatment for chronic kidney disease?

Dialysis. When your kidneys function less than 6 cc per minute calculated filtration rate, you should go on dialysis. Normal rate is about 60-75cc per minute. Unless you get chest pain , shortness of breath or severe swelling, you may not be ble to tell the difference between mild, moderte and severe kidney disease. You should bemonitored by a kidney specialist. Read more...
Treatment of CKD. The treatment depends on what stage chronic kidney disease (ckd) you have. Most patients do not need treatment until their parathyroid hormone levels start to increase and they are placed on vit. D analogues. If their phosphorus(p) is high, they are placed on p binders after meals. If their hemoglobin is low, they are placed on medicines to increase their blood count. Ask your nephrologist. Read more...

What is the treatment for calciphylaxis nephrogenic fibrosis dermatopathy for chronic kidney disease patients. The inflamation on both legs r unbearab

The 2 are different. Calcipylaxis is probably what you are referring to.Vpainful dark leg lesions that later ulcerate and actually may heal in my experience over months. The problem is its incapacitating pain and infection development that make mobility not possible. Most pts request to quit dialysis. May use local Lidocaine 2% gel on it to kill pain. Of 14 pts I have seen, 2 healed in 3 months both on 500 mgcipro/day. Read more...

What are the homeostatic mechanisms involved in chronic kidney disease? What are the treatments?

CKD & homestasis. Kidney maintains body homeostasis by various ways, such as excreting metabolic waste, synthesis of hormones, vitamins & maintaining bone health. It regulates BP, volume status, electrolytes & acid base status. CKD affects all of this body homeostasis & eventually increase cardiovascular mortality. It’s hard to explain the treatment of CKD in few words. Talk to your doctor about CKD. Read more...

What are the treatments for Chronic Kidney Disease?

Pressure control. control blood pressure, identify and control causative disease (diabetes, SLE etc.) Na restriction, protein restriction, appropriate diagnotic testing and followup. Pre dialysis preparation and education. Transplant preparation, dialysis access and modality planning. removal of nephrotoxic medications, foods and behavior, achieve ideal body weight and stop smoking. Read more...