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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a group of disorders that result from the formation and progressive enlargement of cysts in the kidneys without dysplasia, usually leading to renal failure.

How Bad Is Creatinine 4.5

2013-08-23 10:42

Creatinine 4.5 is much higher than the normal level (0.5-1.1mg/dl for female, 0.6-1.2mg/dl for male). It means a lot of creatinine builds up in the blood to cause some complications. Well then, how bad is creatinine 4.5?

The cause of creatinine 4.5

Too much consumption of meat, dehydration, strenuous exercise, etc, usually can’t make creatinine level become so high. If creatinine 4.5 maintains permanent, it indicates severely kidney damage is the root cause. When the kidneys can’t remove metabolic wastes sufficiently, these wastes will deposit in the blood to cause many complications, of which high creatinine level is just one. Therefore, kidney damage and low kidney function is the root cause.

How bad is creatinine 4.5?

Creatinine test shows how well kidneys are functioning. Creatinine 4.5 is a dangerous alarm for kidney function. Too much creatinine building up in the blood can attack not only kidneys but also many other organs via blood circulation. As time goes on, elevated creatinine level is more likely to accelerate the progress of patients’ illness condition and eventually lead to kidney failure.

How to lower creatinine 4.5?

A well planned diet, healthy lifestyle and correct medications can help lower creatinine level effectively.

1. Diet plan: Creatinine is made from creatine and produced during muscle metabolism, and then it is eliminated from the body via kidneys. Therefore, the limitation of protein, sodium and creatine supplement intake should be basic requirements of this diet plan. As for others, it should depend on patient’s individual condition.

2. Lifestyle modifications: Since strenuous exercise can raise patient’s serum creatinine level, avoiding strenuous exercise is a must to handle high creatinine level. Besides, quiting smoking and alcohol is also needed.

3. Medical therapy: Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is an effective treatment to reverse kidney damage and improve kidney function, so as to lower creatinine 4.5. You can try it with the guidance of doctors. (To learn more about this therapy, you can go to Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy.)

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