Nephropathy

Nephropathy: How to help the kidneys?

Nephropathy is a frequent and formidable complication of type I diabetes (insulin-dependent). Less often, type II diabetes (not dependent on insulin). Nephropathy.
With diabetes, the blood vessels of many organs are affected. In particular, the kidneys are affected. In this case, small arteries of glomeruli are destroyed, which filter blood plasma and purify it of toxic substances.

When glucose in the blood is higher than normal, it «corrodes» blood vessels. The kidneys can no longer perform their work well. Therefore,
gut and generally refuse.

Hypertension, which often accompanies diabetes, exacerbates the pathology of the kidneys. Since the arterioles of the glomeruli narrow, the filtration deteriorates.
In the urine appears protein.

Nephropathy eventually leads to chronic kidney failure. Then to further increase of arterial pressure. Urea and creatinine grow in the blood.

Nephropathy. Symptoms.

The insidiousness of this pathology is that for a long time it does not make itself felt. Symptoms of renal cell damage appear already in the late stages.

These include:

• fast fatigue during the day, weakness, disability;

Pallor of the skin;

• frequent and severe headaches;

• a growing sense of thirst, nausea, a violation of appetite;

• dull aching pain in the lumbar region;

• swelling under the eyes, swelling of hands, ankles, especially in the morning;

• decrease in the amount of urine released;

• increased blood pressure.

Nephropathy. Follow the diet!

The main goal of nutrition correction in nephropathy should be the normalization of metabolic processes not only in the pancreas, but also in the body as a whole.
For this, you need to take food primarily milk and vegetable. It should contain little fat. There are 5-6 times a day in small portions.

With large edema, salt should be minimized. Limit the intake of animal protein and liquid.
With diabetic nephropathy, it is advisable to include in the diet soy products, replacing them with meat. However, their quantity should be agreed with the attending physician.

Diabetics have a higher risk of urinary tract infection.
It is useful to include in a daily diet cranberries and cranberries. In the composition which are powerful antimicrobial compounds.
From these berries you can brew compotes, make jelly, eat fresh form.

To protect the walls of blood vessels that are affected by diabetes, apply infusion of rose hips and mountain ash (red or black-berry).
For the preparation of infusion 2 tbsp. Spoons of a mixture of rose hips and mountain ash pour 0.5 liters of boiling water. Insist 2-3 hours. Drink during the day for 3-4 meals before meals.

Recipes of herbal medicine.

Herbs with diabetes and its complications can be successfully applied in combination with medicines. And the duration of phytotherapy is not is limited. It is recommended to alternate fees every 3-4 weeks.

Medicinal herbs have hypoglycemic effects. They remove inflammation of the kidneys. Normalize the permeability of capillaries of the renal glomeruli and arterial pressure. Decrease the amount of protein in the urine. Improve the general condition of the patient.

Recommended fees:

1. Take the leaves of birch white — 50 g, the hips and the roots of the field keeper — 25 grams each.
1 tbsp. Spoon the mixture with 300 ml of cold water. Infuse 6 hours, then boil for 15 minutes. Immediately strain. Drink a day for 15-20 minutes before eating.
2. Take the herbal remedy pharmacy and Veronica medicinal — for 40 grams, bearberry leaves, rhizomes rootgrass, parsley fruit milled — for 20 grams.
2 tbsp. spoon collection for 0.5 liters of boiling water, infuse for 3 hours. Strain. Take a third cup 3-4 times a day before meals.

3. Take leaves of cowberry, bean leaves, stigma corn — 40 grams,
grass wild strawberry forest, leaves medunitsa medicinal, flowers of the thicket vyazolistnoy — 30 years.

2 tbsp. spoon collection from evening pour 0.5 liters of cold boiled water. In the morning, boil for 5 minutes. Insist 30 minutes. Strain. Drink warmly for 5-6 meals a day for 15 minutes before meals.

4. Take the herb borage medicinal, tarantula silver, chicory common, St. John’s wort, the leaves of nettle dioecious — to 20 g.
1 tbsp. Spoon the mixture in 300 ml of boiling water for 1 hour. Strain, drink fractional for a day.

 

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