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Causes of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Causes of Chronic Kidney Disease ( CKD): Why? Symptoms, Diagnosis

Causes of CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease)
Causes of CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease):

The two main causes of CKD are diabetes and high blood pressure. In the early stages, no significant symptoms are usually seen in kidney disease. Therefore, it is usually detected during regular blood and urine tests.

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a problem commonly known as Long Term or Chronic Renal Failure (CRF). It is a disease that slowly damages the kidneys over a period of several years without any symptoms, causing the kidneys to lose their normal function. In this disease the kidneys are gradually affected, usually in the last stage of the disease. Complications of this disease can be high blood pressure, anemia or anemia, weak bones, nerve damage, etc. People with chronic kidney disease may have kidney failure.

Chronic Kidney Disease - Why?

The two leading causes of chronic kidney disease are diabetes and high blood pressure. Two-thirds of people with chronic kidney disease have one or both of these diseases.

In the case of diabetes, the blood sugar level is high. Different parts of the body are damaged. Such as kidneys, hearts, blood vessels, eyes, and nerves.


High blood pressure, however, does not necessarily mean long-term kidney disease, but if blood pressure is out of control or is not cured with proper homeopathic remedies. Kidney disease can also increase blood pressure.

People with a kidney disease called glomerulonephritis may also have long-term kidney disease. The main symptoms of this disease are swelling of the body, arms, and legs.


Hereditary or congenital diseases such as polycystic kidney disease can lead to long-term kidney disease. It can also be due to structural abnormalities of the kidneys in the womb.

People who have kidney stones and tumors, men who have large prostate glands can also have long-term kidney disease. Even people with recurrent urinary tract infections are at risk for the disease.

In addition, narrowing of the arteries of the kidneys, malaria, excessive use of allopathic painkillers, intoxication, etc. also cause the disease.

Chronic kidney disease.

Chronic Kidney Disease - What Are the Symptoms?

Most people do not understand the disease until it is too late. Common symptoms include:

Feeling more vulnerable

Loss of strength to work

Lack of attention

Decreased appetite

Difficulty sleeping

Pain in different muscles of the body at night

Swelling of the legs and ankles

Swelling under the eyes, swelling of the face

Itchy and dry skin

Frequent urination

Failure to hold urine

Getting urine in sleep at night

Anemia

Headaches almost all the time

Sexual weakness in men.


Chronic Kidney Disease – Diagnosis

Diagnosis of kidney disease remains incomplete without the patient's personal and family history. So any homeopathic doctor takes the patient's family history. In the latter case, the doctor also examines the physical and nervous systems to diagnose symptoms of heart or vascular problems.

To diagnose kidney disease, the patient has to undergo certain tests, which are-

Blood tests: Kidney function tests mainly check the levels of waste products like creatinine and urea in the blood.

Urine test: Examination of the urine sample may reveal some abnormal causes, which may indicate chronic kidney failure and at the same time identify the cause of chronic kidney disease.

Imaging test: Doctors can use ultrasound to measure the exact size and shape of the kidneys. In some cases, other imaging tests may also be used.

Kidney tissue samples for testing: To diagnose this specific disease, a kidney biopsy or kidney tissue is taken out. A kidney biopsy is performed by local anesthesia by inserting a long and thin needle into the kidney through the skin. A biopsy sample is then sent to the lab to examine the kidney and find out the cause.


What is creatinine?

Creatinine is a type of waste that is produced by breaking down muscle cells. When creatinine is produced, it mixes with the blood. Later, when the blood flows through the kidneys, the kidneys filter the blood and excrete creatinine through urine. Therefore, if the level of creatinine in the blood is determined, it can be understood how much the kidneys are functioning. If the level of creatine is above a certain level, it is understood that he has kidney problems. There are several ways to control blood creatinine levels.

 

Normal levels of creatinine in the blood

Creatinine is a waste product produced by muscle metabolism in the human body, which is derived from creatine and travels through the blood to the kidneys. Creatine is an important component of energy production in muscles. An average of 2% of creatinine per day is converted to creatinine. The kidneys filter out harmful creatinine from the body along with the urine.


Normal women have 0.5-1.1 grams of creatinine per deciliter of blood. In the case of normal men, the value of 0.6-1.2 mg per deciliter of blood. For those who do not have a kidney, creatinine levels up to 1.8 mg per deciliter of blood are normal. If the level of creatinine in the blood is more than 2 g / dl in children, it is understood that severe kidney weakness has occurred.

If the creatinine in the blood is more than 5.0 mg/dl in the case of adults, it is understood that kidney damage has taken place.

The creatinine clearance rate is the amount of creatinine that the kidneys can remove from the blood per minute. In the case of healthy adult adults, the rate is 125 ml. This means that the kidneys are 125 ml per minute. Able to completely remove creatinine from the blood. This rate depends on age, gender, and body shape.


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