A kidney problem has many possible causes. Some lead to a rapid decline in kidney function called acute kidney disease. Others lead to a gradual decline in kidney function such as chronic kidney disease. In addition, to the kidneys being unable to filter metabolic waste products like creatinine and urea nitrogen from the blood, the kidneys are less able to control the amount and distribution of water in the body and the levels of electrolytes and acid in the blood.
Although kidney function can decline in people of all ages, both acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease are more common in older than in younger people. Many disorders that cause a decline in kidney function can be treated, and kidney function may recover. The availability of dialysis has transformed kidney failure from a fatal disease to one that is manageable.
Possible signs of kidney disease
A kidney is usually a slowly progressive disease and takes time to advance to the later stage. As the Kidney Disease Treatment In Ayurveda gets worse, the patient may face:
- Urinating less than normal
- Swelling and weight gain from fluid buildup in your tissues the situation is known as edema
- Feeling very tired
- Loss of appetite
- Unexpected weight loss or weight gain
- Feeling nausea or vomiting
- Change in the sleeping pattern
- Severe to mild headaches,
- Trouble thinking clearly
- Change in the taste such as metallic taste in the mouth
- Severe itching and dryness in the body
Common allopathic treatment for kidney problem
The most common treatment for kidney disease is to prevent further damage to your kidneys. It is important to identify and manage the condition that is causing the kidney disease. In order to prevent any further damage to the disease patients goes on dialysis or kidney transplant. Usually, both these treatment are not a permanent solution and only extend the lives of the kidneys.
It is important to consume a healthy diet along with the treatment as it helps in any further damage. Protein and sodium should be limited in the diet as they affect the kidneys. Fresh fruits and vegetables rich in Vitamin C, fibers and a good source of antioxidants should be included in the diet. One should not smoke or use other tobacco products. Alcohol, caffeine and aerated drinks should be completely excluded from the diet.
How is Ayurveda beneficial for diseased kidneys?
Ayurveda is the ancient science of treating all types of physical ailments with the use of natural herbs and remedies. Ayurvedic kidney disease treatment has proven to be highly successful in treating kidney diseases.