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How Does Dialysis Help Lower High Creatinine

2013-01-26 11:04

dialysis for kidney diseaseSerum creatinine is an important test item for kidney disease patients. Quite a number of these patients find their creatinine level is higher than normal especially when more than 50% of kidney function has been lost. If the creatinine level is persistent and left uncontrolled, it can cause many severe complications. Dialysis, an artificial kidney, plays an important role to lower high creatinine.

Dialysis, replacing part of kidney function, is mainly used to remove the small molecule wastes such as creatinine, blood urea nitrogen, urea acid and water. As a result, patients with kidney disease or even renal failure can still maintain their basic life with the help of dialysis.

Can dialysis for kidney disease help lower high creatinine?

Since a fully dialysis is able to filter molecule wastes including creatinine, it indeed can help lower high creatinine and remit patients’ symptoms caused by elevated creatinine level. To most patients with kidney disease, it must be good news, but long term of dialysis easily causes other complications such as hypotension, heart failure, electrolyte and acid-base imbalance, and muscle cramps. Besides, high creatinine will relapse if these patients attempt to reduce the times of dialysis or stop dialysis.

Is it possible to reduce the times of dialysis?

If people only have high creatinine level without any other severe complications, they can absolutely reduce the times of dialysis through blocking further damage to kidney function, reversing renal intrinsic tissues which are not damaged completely, and protecting residual functioning renal units. Once part of patients’ kidney function is recovered, they can achieve to reduce the times of dialysis.

Is there a treatment to help improve patients’ kidney function?

If you are looking for such a treatment, the answer won’t make you disappointed. The reason is that you can recover part of kidney function, as you still retain some functioning renal unit. If you are interested, you can get more information from “Natural Therapy Improves Damaged Kidney for ESRD Patient

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