Does dehydration decrease GFR (glomerular filteration rate)? Actually, it does, especially when you suffer from severe dehydration. Well then, how does dehydration decrease GFR? And how to improve GFR for patients with the symptom?
In clinic, Glomerular Filtration Rate is an reliable indicator to reflect how well your kidneys are working. It can be affected by many conditions or diseases like High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, infection or severe dehydration. Dehydration is a condition that can occur when the loss of body fluids exceeds the amount that is taken in. Due to excessive loss of water, the blood volume reduces and thus blood pressure lowers. As a result, the GFR declines.
On the one hand, the important thing is to relieve dehydration. So patients can treated by replenishing the fluid level in the body. It can do done by consuming clear fluid such as water.
People who are dehydrated should avoid drinks containing caffeine such as coffee, strong tea, and sodas.
On the other hand, to solve the problem is to repair the damaged renal intrinsic cells and protect and improve residual renal function. In our Treatment center point, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is worth mentioned. This therapy is based on Traditional Chinese Medicines and work on kidney lesions directly by prompting blood circulation and fighting against inflammation and coagulation. By this way, the kidneys can be supplied with enough blood and oxygen, which are necessary for the kidneys to work normally. In addition, other unique treatments like Medicated Bath, Immunotherapy, Blood Pollution Therapy and so on also can be applied according to your illness conditions.
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