Thursday, March 4, 2010

Types of kidney disease and its treatment

Everyone knows that the kidneys are important organs of human. But not many people who knew the kidney in depth. This is because the level of public awareness to know that the kidneys have a large contribution in the human body is still low.

According to experts, kidney disease is not detected, a sudden when a person has the disease and the symptoms will be experienced in the mid to chronic levels.

"The kidneys should be carefully guarded. Because it is a disease no symptoms, so if you have trouble then directly to the violent attack," explained the doctor who is also the author of one's health blog.

Still according to Sam Ratulangi University Alumni, the kidney function as a means of filtration, which is out excess salt, water, and acid. And remove or regulate electrolytes such as K, Ca, Mg, PO4, discard the rest of the body's metabolism, and the task of undertaking to produce EPO secretion that serves to regulate blood hemoglobin (HB), the activation of vitamin D for bone health, and secrete renin to regulate blood pressure.

Well, kidney disease suffered by humans is divided into acute kidney disease, chronic kidney disease and kidney failure. In the case of disturbances caused by interference Prerenal blood vessels before entering the kidney, characterized by hypovolemia, hepatorenal syndrome, vascular disorders, and systemic sepsis.

Damage to the kidney tissue itself, caused by toxins that enter through the mouth, the destruction of muscle tissue. While hemolysis caused by various diseases such as sickle cell disease and lupus. In contrast to the many acute glomerulonephritis caused by SLE, the bacteria streptococcus throat infection and tooth, and so on.

To answer these problems, the toxins must be avoided to prevent kidney damage such as herbs or herbal avoid an unknown mechanism. Treatment is carried out without consulting a doctor (eg use of AINS or Ibuprofen, aminoglycoside antibiotics and contrast groups), taking cancer drugs or chemotherapy, and imunosupresan as well as other triggers that cause this disease.

The destruction of kidney tissue which can be caused by widespread accidents, a large stab wound, the use of drugs statins, stimulants, and so on. At stage renal post, urine will exit hampered by the presence of kidney stones, cancer, stone, blood clot in the urinary tract, bladder neurological diseases, such as spina bifida.

According to doctors, post renal disorder characterized by abdominal pain and diarrhea, tired, weakness, nausea and vomiting, difficulty concentrating, decreased urine production, and edema. Treatment of acute kidney disease may be done by consulting with experts (nefrologist or urologist) both with primary and secondary healing.

Unlike the PGA's happening in a matter of days or weeks, chronic kidney disease (PGK) has a much longer process. "The cause of PGK include glomerulonephritis, polycystic kidney, infections, autoimmune, and so on. Often used without consulting a doctor or drugs acetaminophen, ibuprofen and slimming tea can also trigger this disease," he said.

as an addition, to measure kidney health condition can be seen from the levels of creatinine, urea, urinary protein, HB, and creatinine clearance.

"Kidney failure can be prevented through medical examinations (medical check-up) routine, including urine and blood tests. Consuming enough water, avoid the consumption of herbs or herbal is not clear, avoid the consumption of drugs at random, and quickly correcting kidney problems such as stones, prostate, and so forth, "he concluded. How, have to check your kidney health?


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