Creatinine level is an indicator to reflect how well your kidneys are working. Usually, an elevated creatinine level indicates that there is something wrong with your kidneys. Well then, what happens if the creatinine reaches above 5?
The normal level of creatinine level.
In the normal condition, creatinine should be removed out of the body by the healthy kidneys. And the creatinine level in the body also can be kept in the normal range. Usually, males have a litter higher creatinine level than females. Because females have less muscle tissues. There is a group of number for healthy people’ creatinine level: 0.5-1.1mg/dl for females and 0.6-1.2mg/dl for males. However, when your kidneys are damaged by some factors, some kidney function will lost. Especially when your kidney lose more than 50 percent of function, high creatinine level easily occurs.
What happens if the creatinine reaches above 5?
Through the comparison, we can see that creatinine level is extremely high than the normal range. As the mentioned at the beginning, creatinine level can indicate your renal function. Generally, speaking, when your creatinine level is up to 5, it means that you have entered into Stage 4 Kidney Disease. You know, Stage 4 CKD is the advanced kidney disease stage and in the near further, dialysis or kidney transplant will be recommended to you.
Well then, how to lower high creatinine level?
1. To lower high creatinine level5, it is important to repair kidney damage and improve renal function. Here we recommend natural treatments like Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Foot Bath, Hot Compress Therapy and so on.
2. Develop a balanced and healthy diet plan.
3. Reduce the strenuous exercises
4. Drink enough water or herbal tea like nettle leaf tea, dandelion root tea, corn silk tea and so on.
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