BUN, short for blood urea nitrogen, and urea nitrogen forms when protein breaks down. In medical area, it is usually taken as a indicator to indicate how well your kidneys and liver are working. If you are diagnosed with high BUN level, how can you lower its level?
First of all, you should find the underlying causes of high BUN level.
Kidneys is the vital organ to excrete urea nitrogen. However, if your kidneys are damage to some extent, the extra blood urea will build up the body, causing high blood urea nitrogen. Actually, there are other causes which can induce high BUN level.
-High protein intake
-Heart attack or heart failure
What are the symptoms of high BUN?
Normal blood contains 7-20 mg/dl of urea. If your blood urea nitrogen is higher than 20mg/dl, your kidneys are not working completely. In this case, you may feel the following symptoms.
※ high blood pressure
※swelling or edema
※bubbly urine, blood urine, decreased urine output and even anuria
※skin problems such as itch skin and dry skin
※have difficulty in sleeping like insomnia
※nerve problems, including poor memory, poor concentration, insanity and coma
※gastrointestinal tract symptoms like poor appetite, nausea, vomiting, and bad taste in mouth
※bone diseases like bone pain and bone fracture
Well then, how to deal with high BUN level?
1. Reduce intake of high-protein food
2. Consume lower animal fat and eat more fresh vegetables, fruits and grains.
3. Drink relatively water
4. Keep away from food which contain purine.
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