Kidney Damage Causes
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The kidneys are placed on both sides of the spine and are responsible of performing vital-sustaining purposes. Broadly talking; they clean the blood by taking away toxic materials, therefore, only "cleaned" blood go around the organic structure.

They also keep the balance of minerals and salt and regularize blood pressure, aside from their main function of cleaning the blood. When they are damaged there will be accumulation of dirty fluids and waste matter in the body. If not treated properly, kidney problems could result in life-threatening conditions. This health disorder is usually caused by the medical problems diabetes and high blood pressure.

What Causes Kidney Damage

The two major culprits of kidney problems as already said are; diabetes and high blood pressure. So, to prevent them, a healthy glucose level and blood pressure should be maintained. Having a regular exercise routine and following a healthy diet are probably the simplest ways to keep an optimal health and further prevent the cited dangerous diseases.

The amount of pressure that the heart generates in the arteries is the way by which blood pressure is measured. When it gets too high (e.g. 140/90+), hypertension puts stress in the kidneys small blood vessels; the improper blood filtering process is the most common problem related to such issue. Kidney problems can be prevented when blood pressure is controlled by exercise, diet and other needed treatments.

Kidney problems are also commonly connected to diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is insufficient amounts of insulin and type 2 is inefficient use of it by the body. Insulin main function is to regularize the levels of glucose or sugar in the blood. Depending on the circumstances it prevents the blood sugar levels from fluctuating too low or too high.

Elevated levels of blood glucose harms the kidney's filters, impeding the filtering system from working to its full capacity.

Other Causes Of Kidney Damage

Generally, kidney illness is often caused by any condition that puts stress on the kidneys. Besides diabetes and high blood pressure, exists a lot other possible reasons such as; kidney stones, pain killers or drugs over-consumption, and hereditary diseases and infections.

Possible Treatments

To Treat renal failure or kidney illness specifically, some crucial things have to be put into practice. Diet is an excellent way for anyone with kidney illness; there are a lot of restrictions regardless nutrients intake and vitamins. It is advised that you talk to your naturopath or doctor about this particular issue. Regular exercise is also an important consideration to improve cardiovascular health to help regulate blood pressure and overall health.

Kidneys have a hard time getting rid of excess water, potassium and salt, so it is recommended to monitor the intake of these with blood tests.

Some homeopathic medicines and herbs are also able to lessen kidney problems. One of the most common is grape seed extract which may decrease urinary tract inflammation. Mild to moderate kidney disease in most cases is reversible with such natural medicines.

When taking homeopathic remedies it should be based on the particular individual and stage of kidney disease, this means that for each person should be used a particular remedy. The effectiveness of this remedy is only optimal if used under the supervision of a competent homeopath professional.


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