Can Chinese Herbal Medicines Cause Kidney Damage
Chinese herbal medicine is a complete medicine system in medicine field. For the effective efficiency and mild effects of Chinese medicines, they are receiving more and more attention. However, as many people lack sufficient understanding of Chinese herbal medicines, kidney damage due to abusing of Chinese herbal medicines occurs frequently. The common reasons for kidney damage are as flows:
1. Mistaken opinions on Chinese herbal medicines
Chinese herbal medicines are mainly composed of herbs from the nature. Every prescription includes several kinds of herbs and they are interdependent to function. The dosage of every herb is in certain proportion and also the doctors need to increase or reduce the herbs dosages based on the severity of the disease. Once the proportion of Chinese herbal medicines is disordered, they will be susceptible to lead to kidney damage. As many unprofessional organizations sell Chinese herbs medicines, it is the main cause for abusing the medicines.
2. Profession separations
At present, the integrant application of western medicine and Chinese medicine is widely applied in the clinical practices. However, the medicines ingredients in the two therapies are very likely to have pharmacologic change resulting in kidney damage. Therefore, the patients should go to professional Chinese medical organization for treatment so as to guarantee the safety on Chinese herbal medicines use.
3. The raw materials of Chinese herbal medicines
The Chinese herbal medicines mainly contain herbs and also contain some minerals and animals (bones, skin and so on). If the raw materials of Chinese herbal medicines are polluted, or the mineral content exceeds the specified level and so on, they will influence the quality of Chinese herbal medicines seriously. If the patients take the substandard Chinese herbal medicines, it will certainly lead to kidney damage. Therefore, the pharmaceutical institutions should have strict restrictions on the quality of the raw materials of Chinese herbal medicines.
In our hospital, we have our own pharmaceutical institutions. Our pharmacists have strict demands on the sources of Chinese herbal medicine and regulate the dosages of medicines according to the patients’ illness severity accurately. In clinical practices of hospital, the application of Chinese herbal medicines has showed dramatic effect in the treatment of Kidney Disease without causing any side effects.
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