Kidneys are important organs of your body because they play the necessary role in filtering waste products from the blood, regulating blood pressure, boosting the red blood cell production and balance electrolyte in your body. However, there are a number of causes that make kidneys unable to function well.
Addressing the underlying causes is the first step to treat the kidney failure or abnormality. Normally, the kidney failure is treatable and after treatments, the kidneys can function well. However, in some cases and serious situations, kid-ney failure is progressive and irreversible.
In order to diagnose the kidney failure, some blood tests measuring creatinine, BUN, and glomerular filtration rate (GFR) are be conducted. After a diagnosis of underlying causes and treatment for kidney failure, the kidney function may become normal. It is important to regulate diabetes and control the blood pres-sure in order to keep chronic kidney disease as well as kidney failure at bay.
The kidney function may deteriorate over time due to aging. Therefore, you should need a healthy diet, water consumption, proper lifestyle to protect skin functions and slow down the aging process.
The good news for someone who is interested in natural home remedies: the symptoms of kidney failure can be improved with the help of numerous natural home remedies. These following natural remedies alone do not treat kidney failure completely; however, it is a great idea to combine them with medical treatments to fasten the healing process and prevent the progression of kidney failure.
The leading causes of poor kidney health are diabetes and high blood pressure, which in turn are caused by a poor diet and lifestyle. Therefore, the only real long-term solution to kidney disease is to drink more clean water, get more exercise and, most importantly, to reject processed and unhealthy foods in favor of natural whole foods.
The foods listed below are proven to be particularly effective at boosting renal health.
This green spring vegetable is packed with natural compounds, including gly-cosides and saponins, that give it significant diuretic, anti-rheumatic and blood purifying qualities. Consequently, the regular consumption of asparagus is known to increase urine production, soothe the urinary system, boost cellular action in the kidneys and even dissolve the acids and salts that comprise kidney stone.
Garlic has long been considered one of nature’s greatest disease fighters due to its impressive concentrations of the sulfur compound allicin. A proven antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiviral, antifungal and antioxidant, allicin is well-known for treating two of the main conditions that cause kidney disease, namely diabetes and high blood pressure. However, several studies have shown that this pungent and aromatic herb could be even better for our kidneys than previously thought.
There are three reasons why watermelons are good for treating kidney disease. Firstly, they are low in potassium and phosphorus, which are two minerals that dysfunctional kidneys can have problems balancing. Secondly, they are com-prised of approximately 92 percent alkaline water, which helps flush the urinary system of accumulated toxins (watermelon fasts can even dissolve kidney stones). Lastly, they help the liver to process ammonia and deliver it to urea, thus easing the strain on the kidneys while ridding the body of excess fluids.
Unlike asparagus and garlic, watermelon is high in natural sugars. For this rea-son, people with diabetes-sourced kidney disease should be careful not to con-sume too much of it on a regular basis.
Home Remedies For Kidney Failure.
(1) FLAME OF THE FOREST
Buteamonosperma, a beautiful red-flowered tree, is known as the flame of the forest. Many herbalists recommend using this herb to treat painful urination. The flowers of this tree are effective in curing hepatic disorders. This herb helps to get rid of the water from your body. Moreover, the flame of the forest can aid in the excretion process of the kidney.
In order to treat kidney failure or other kidney related problems, you can cook a soup with Buteamonosperma’s flowers as a kind of home remedies for kidney failure. It is recommended consuming 100 ml of this soup two or three times daily.
(2) FRUIT JUICE
Fruit juice not only keeps your body hydrated but also provides your body with a plenty of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. Moreover, patients with kidney failure, kidney stone, and kidney disease should drink fruit juice daily because these juice can help to remove the toxins, infectious particles, and harmful agents from your body. There are a variety of fruit juices you can consume such as orange, lemon, grapes, cranberry, apples, etc
(3) CHAMOMILE TEA
Chamomile tea has been widely drunk for many years because of its health benefits. Chamomile tea contains antibacterial properties and antioxidant ef-fects that can help to boost the strong immunity system. A strong immunity system plays the important role in protecting your body from ailments such as infection, cold, and kidney disease. Moreover, chamomile tea is considered as kind of home remedies for kidney failure that helps kidney to flush away the toxins and wastes from the body.
Diabetes may lead to kidney failure. Many studies showed that chamomile tea is effective in regulating the blood glucose levels in your body.
A muscle cramp is one of the symptoms of kidney failure and kidney disease because of calcium and vitamin D deficiency. Drinking chamomile tea can help to increase the urine levels of glycine that is effective in calming muscle spasms.
- BAKING SODA
Baking soda known as sodium bicarbonate is a white solid crystalline; however, it is often seen in a fine powder form. Baking soda possesses salty taste and alkaline properties. Baking soda is useful in our life because of a variety of its purposes, from cleaning, cooking, deodorant, toothpaste, and shampoo to even medical use. Medical uses of baking soda include elevating pH levels, treating allergic reactions caused by poison, aiding in the removal of splinters, giving a significant relief for patients with kidney failure.New research by British scientists at the Royal London Hospital shows that sodium bicarbonate can dramatically slow the progress of chronic kidney disease.
Many people who receive the treatment with baking soda can feel a rapid pro-gression in kidney failure. Baking soda is one of the effective home remedies for kidney failure and improves the quality of life.
Here is the strategy.
- Dissolve one tablespoon of baking soda in 8 ounces of water
- Drink it daily
If you want to get a satisfactory result, you should drink baking soda solution daily.
(5) ALOE VERA
People often extract the Aloe Vera juice from the leaves of the Aloe barbaden-sis plant and use it as an effective home remedy for a variety of health condi-tions and ailments. Aloe Vera juice is loaded with nutrients and it contains not only antiseptic but also anti-inflammatory properties. It is a great idea for you to drink Aloe Vera juice together with medical treatments for kidney failures. It can fasten the healing process and give you a significant relief for unpleasant symptoms.
Aloe Vera juice is packed with vitamins, minerals, enzymes, sugars, saponins, lignins, and anthraquinones that are necessary for the body. Cut an Aloe Vera leaf and then extract the juice from this leaf. Put the juice in a glass of water. You should add a little honey to make it taste well. Drinking Aloe Vera juice daily can give you a significant relief for kidney failure.Therefore, if you want to take any Aloe Vera products, you should consult your doctor or health care consultant first
(6) VITAMIN C
Vitamin C plays the important role in fighting against the kidney failure and renal infections. This is because vitamin C increases the acidic levels in your kidney, hamper the growth of bacteria. Harmful bacteria cannot be alive in the acidic environment. Vitamin C also boost the function of the immune system that is beneficial in fighting against health problems and fastening the healing process. Therefore, in order to improve the symptoms of kidney failure and healing, you should increase vitamin C intake daily. Vitamin C are abundant in orange as well as other citrus fruit. However, the fastest way to increase vitamin C intake is taking supplements or tablets. It requires prescription and guidance of doctors or care physicians.
(7) DRINKING A PLENTY OF WATER
No one can deny the important role of water in our health. By keeping your body hydrated, drinking water can make the parts and systems of our body function well and smoothly. Water dehydration may lead to many health issues and slow down the healing process. People with kidney failure and kidney disease need more water per day. Water protects the kidney from deterioration caused by the build-up of excess toxic and waste products in your kidneys. Water keeps the kidneys clean and healthy by flushing the toxins and wastes. Water deprivation is not shown with any signs or symptoms. Therefore, even if you are not thirsty or affected by any infections, you still need to drink at least 8 to 10 glasses of water during the day
WHEN TO SEE A DOCTOR
There are many causes and manifestations of kidney disease that may lead to kidney failure if not treated well. Kidney failure requires a number of tests and kidney dialysis to figure out the hidden causes before doctors try to give you a proper medical solution and useful advice.
Make an appointment with your doctor if you have any signs or symptoms of kidney disease.
If you have a medical condition that increases your risk of kidney disease, your doctor is likely to monitor your blood pressure and kidney function with urine and blood tests during regular office visits. Ask your doctor whether these tests are necessary for you.
FINAL THOUGHTS ON KIDNEY FAILURE
- Kidney failure occurs when the kidneys aren’t able to filter the blood, leaving behind wastes and excess fluid.
- Risk factors include a history of kidney problems, being obese, eating an unhealthy diet, or having diabetes, heart disease, anemia and bone meta-bolism problems.
- Prevention and treatments for kidney failure or kidney disease include eating a healthy diet (which varies from patient to patient but controls electrolyte levels), avoiding exposure to certain drugs or toxins, limiting heart disease or diabetes risk factors, and using herbs or supplements. In some cases, dialysis is used to replace the kidneys, since they’re no longer able to remove enough wastes and fluid from the blood.
- BUNMI OMOSEYINDEMIMBBS Lagos MA Ibadan FNANM.