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    CKD Stage1~2

    CKD stage 1-2 means the mild reduction of kidney function, though not serious the condition is, proper managements are still needed.

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    CKD stage 3 means the moderate reduction of kidney function. Some complication are likely to appear at this stage, but it still has a certain possibility to be reversed.

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    CKD stage 4 means the severe reduction of kidney function. And the possibility to reverse the condition has been discounted, but dialysis still can be prevented.

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    CKD stage 5 means the last and most severe stage of kidney disease. But if there still has blood flow in kidneys, dialysis and kidney transplant are still likely to be avoided.

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    Heart Problem and Chronic Kidney Disease

    Heart Problem and Chronic Kidney Disease Heart problem is a leading cause of death which is a common experience in patients with CKD. Many factors makes the patients with CKD at risk to develop heart problem. The factors may include severe kidney damage, high blood pressure and diabetes, aged over 60, cigarette smoking etc.

    What is Heart Problem?

    Heart problem, also known as cardiovascular disease refers to the conditions which affect the heart and blood vessels. Heart problem will cause heart function decline and blood vessels, which may result in insufficient oxygen supply patient’s organs. This may cause severe damage to your health or even cause death.

    The common heart problem in patients with CKD may include coronary artery disease, heart attack, heart failure, atherosclerosis etc.

    How Are Chronic Kidney Disease and Heart Problem Connected?

    Heart problem and Chronic Kidney Disease are closely associated, because kidney damage may cause Christian imbalances in the body, which may affect the blood vessels and the heart over time. Some other additional common factors in CKD also increase the risk to develop heart problem.

    - high blood pressure. Kidneys help regulate the blood pressure, for it produces a kind of hormone named “renin”. Kidney damages causes blood pressure elevated.

    - Stiff arteries – kidneys make a hormone that helps to regulate the use of calcium throughout the body. A person with chronic kidney disease may develop calcified (stiffened) arteries and heart valves, perhaps caused by hormones not being produced efficiently.

    - Blood Clots. Blood clots are prone to happen in patients with CKD, which may increase the risk to insufficient blood supply. As a result, heart attack and stroke may occur.

    - Heart Strain. Holding excess fluid in the body puts strain on the heart and increases the risk of complications such as left ventricular hypertrophy (enlarged left heart chamber), which can cause heart failure.

    - Hyperglycemia. Some CKD patients may develop hyperlipidemia, which is a known risk factor in the development of Heart Problem. (are you are risk of heart problem? Get a Full Evaluation and Personal Second Opinion from Our Expert Group via vedio. Appointment with Expert Group )

    Having an unhealthy heart will ultimately affect your long term health and enjoyment of life. Heart disease remains the leading cause of disability and death for people on Dialysis and for people who have been transplanted.

    Is There Any Suggested Treatment for Heart Problem in CKD?

    It is important for CKD patients to know that both heart problem and kidney damage can have impact on your over health. Treating heart problem and keeping kidney damage, high blood pressure, Diabetes etc under control will help improve your life quality.

    If you happen to be a person with CKD, your doctor may recommend one or more of the following managements.

    Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. This herbal therapy is a development based on Traditional Chinese Medicine which was established for Kidney Disease specificity. It is suggested because it treats not only the kidney damage and improve kidney function, but also reverse the heart damages naturally. Herbalists prescribe herbal formula based on your own conditions. What’s more, in order to avoid the disadvantages of ornal herbal medicine, it was designed as an external application. See “vedio of Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy Introduction”. 

    Medications. Medications for high blood pressure and high cholesterol may be included in the treatment for heart problem. Your doctor may prescribe ACE inhibitors, ARBs, water pills etc. Not everyone needs these drugs. You can check our Online Doctor Consultation  for a personal second opinion via video.

    Surgery. For some person with heart problem, a surgery, such as coronary artery bypass graft, may be suggested to prevent more heart complications. However, you have to know that the kidney damage may increase the risk of postoperative complications.

    Diet﹠Fitness. Healthy living will help you to manage a better heart and kidney conditions. You are suggested to choose low-cholesterol foods and avoid trans fats, eat more fruits and vegetables. Get suggested foods list by contacting email: ckdstage@hotmail.comJust 30 minutes of moderate exercise each day may help to improve your cholesterol, maintain a healthy weight and lower blood pressure.


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