CKD

Chronic kidney disease is also called chronic kidney failure. It is a condition in which the kidneys fail to adequately filter waste products from the blood. Your kidneys filter wastes and excess fluids from your blood which are then excreted in your urine. When chronic kidney disease reaches an advanced stage, dangerous levels of fluid, electrolytes and wastes can build up in your body. Chronic kidney failure may be progressive and irreversible.

Causes:

Etiology of menier's disease is unknown but risk factors are family history, autimmune disorder allergy trauma to head or ear, some internal ear infection. Peak incidencd is between 20-50age group.

Symptoms:

  1. Uncontrolled diabetes and high blood pressure .
  2. Autoimmune diseases like HIV.
  3. Genetic diseases like polycystic kidney disease .
  4. Injuries to kidney.
  5. Prolonged intake of some medicines
  6. Interstitial nephritis, an inflammation of the kidney’s tubules and surrounding structures, Prolonged obstruction of the urinary tract, from conditions such as enlarged prostate, kidney stones and some cancers.

Ayurveda Concept :

Chronic kidney disease develops slowly. Initially there may be no symptoms. Below symptoms develop gradually once the accumulation of the waste products begin in the body.

How can chronic kidney disease be treated using Ayurveda :

  1. The goal of treatment is to prevent or further slow down the damage to your kidneys. Treatment of the underlying cause of kidney failure may return kidney function to normal. If the kidneys fail completely, the only treatment options available may be dialysis or kidney transplantation
  2. It is a commonly feared fact that Ayurvedic medicines contain heavy metals and are not suitable for certain medical conditions!
  3. There are various Ayurvedic medicines which help to prevent the further deterioration of your kidneys.
  4. Ayurvedic treatments significantly correct albuminuria and serum creatinine value and improve the renal function.
  5. Ayurvedic medicines are usually safe and well-tolerated when prescribed by a qualified and knowledgeable Ayurvedic practitioner. However, some Ayurvedic preparations may risk toxicity when they are not manufactured according to the standards. Most of the time, people go by advertisements while buying medicines, instead of consulting qualified Ayurvedic doctors.