How aging affects your kidneys and what you can do to protect them_

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As you age, the kidneys function reduces to a great extent hence kidneys must be taken care of with the help of measures and Ayurvedic treatment for kidney disease.


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25/05/2019 How aging affects your kidneys and what you can do to protect them 1/4 How aging affects your kidneys and what you can do to protect them MAY 25 2019  Total: 0    Average: 0/5 The kidneys are amongst the most amazing yet underestimated organ of the human body. We call them underestimated because we do not take care of this vital organ as we age. So to raise awareness we at Karma Ayurveda want you to know that by eating right you can take care of your bean-shaped organs. What is the role of our kidneys As you know that kidney’s main work is to continuously filter waste and unwanted substances from your blood then further send it to your bladder from where it leaks out as urine. Each day your kidneys filter almost 200 quarts of blood and remove 2 quarts of waste

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25/05/2019 How aging affects your kidneys and what you can do to protect them 2/4 out of this 200. Besides kidneys also perform a number of other functions as well including: Regulating blood pressure by the moderating the amount of fluid in the blood Keep an apt balance of acids and bases in the blood and tissue as well as electrolyte balance Eliminate excess of what we consume such as by-products from foods Create RBCs with the help of a hormone called erythropoietin Promote healthy bones How Aging affects your kidney While kidney functions normally in almost one-third of the aged people it starts to reduce down its function when you actually reach around 35 than the rest of the population. If you are among those individuals then learn that kidney output will get more damageable as you move to your growing age because of hormonal and structural changes. However aged people are still not able to heal from kidney damage than when they were younger after being stressed. This results in waste and fluid build up more in aged ones than the younger generations. The body may show up signs of too much or too little sodium potassium phosphorus in their blood leading to unfavorable conditions in their lives. Other problems they may face are as follows: Swelling in the body Difficulty walking Dizziness Low blood counts Spilling of protein through the urine Accumulation of waste in the blood makes it tough for them to breathe properly Hypertension or high blood pressure for which they need to take continuous medicines Weak bones Food intolerance And when they take high-dosage antibiotics to compensate for the declined kidney function such complications become severe making it hard for them to lead a normal life. Hence it is necessary to avoid those antibiotics to prevent overdose levels. Sometimes for managing life the doctor may suggest taking dialysis or organ transplant. However not every individual can survive the benefits of these two surgical treatments.

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25/05/2019 How aging affects your kidneys and what you can do to protect them 3/4 Hence it is important to take care of your kidneys with the help of some preventive measures and ayurvedic medicines. Ways to protecting your kidneys While aging is a natural phenomenon that can cause a decline in kidney function still there are some steps you can do to maintain their health and increase their output. The first thing you can do is know what are the signs and symptoms of kidney disease and the reason behind your problem. Some symptoms that may appear in your body are: Frequent urination Blood in the urine Pain when urinating Increased thirst High blood pressure Edema Severe panting When kidneys start to weaken you may notice changes in your urination pattern however the signs may vary in the patients. Some patients may also notice rashes because of mineral deposition in their bloodstream or tissues. The next step to taking care of your kidneys is determining the cause behind the damage.  The cause will help you determine which treatment you can take to slow down the damage. The ayurvedic kidney treatment is preferred by those who want to opt for an organic way to heal their kidneys. Even at the stage of dialysis ayurvedic medicines work for the patients. In addition here are some preventive measures that can work in conjunction with other treatments: Eat a healthy renal-diet and if needed consult a nutritionist or dietician to determine which nutrients you should consume comfortably keeping in mind your health condition. As a kidney patient you should avoid high salt or sodium potassium and phosphorus in your diet also learn that eating protein in excess can too burden your kidney. Work on attaining the right blood pressure or blood sugar level according to your age Be particular about your exercise regimen Practice yoga and meditation to alleviate your stress levels.

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25/05/2019 How aging affects your kidneys and what you can do to protect them 4/4 As we age we become more vulnerable to the risk of having kidney disease. After the age of 35 the number of nephrons approx 1.5 million in each of our kidneys starts losing by 1 each year. Hence it is important to follow a renal diet plan and create a regular exercise regimen to reduce the damage to them if any. Karma Ayurveda is one of the renowned institutions in Delhi that offer ayurvedic solutions to patients across the globe. More than 35000 patients have been able to heal their kidney with ayurvedic treatment for kidney disease. Doctor Puneet Dhawan is the fifth generation of his family who has put his mind and heart in the field of Ayurvedic medicines for a kidney. If you also want to get back your health visit Karma Ayurveda.

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