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FSGS patients are prone to suffer from high potassium level due to decreased kidney function. How serious is potassium 6.5 for patients? How to lower its abnormal levels? To know the answer, please keep reading.
As we all know, one of kidney functions is mainly responsible for maintaining the electrolyte balance. FSGS is an autoimmune renal disease which is mainly manifested by the deposition of immune complex on glomerulus. When the glomerulus are damaged, toxins, electrolyte and fluids will accumulate in blood. The extra potassium in blood will cause many damage to the health.
How does high potassium level occur in FSGS?
With a normal kidney function, the amounts of elements in blood will keep in a normal range, and normal blood potassium level range is 3.5-5.2 mmol/L. Once the kidneys are damaged, kidney function will be reduced and they cant filter out the excess elements in body, which will cause electrolyte disturbance. Then high potassium level will be a common symptom for kidney disease patients.
How serious is potassium 6.5 for FSGS patients?
The disorder of potassium can cause a series of health problems. And compared to the normal range of potassium level, potassium 6.5 is much higher and it is very dangerous for patients. In severe condition, more serious symptoms such as chang in breath, disruptions to heart muscle, and may also cause serious heart problem or even death will occur.
How to lower potassium 6.5 for FSGS patients?
1. Avoid eating food with high potassium so as to prevent its level increasing.
2. Take mediations like diuretics which can increase the urine output and extra potassium can be filtered through the urine.
It is a natural remedy for restoring kidney damage. And the basic cause of high potassium is the kidney damage. Therefore, this therapy is the root solution to lower high potassium levels and repair kidney damage. And it is an external application of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
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