What is creatinine? What are the causes of high creatinine level? Treatment for High Creatinine Level
Creatinine level is one of the important indicator to detect the damage degree of kidney function in clinic. High creatinine level means declining of kidney function. Therefore the treatment for high creatinine level is very important for patients with kidney disease.
◆ What is creatinine?
Creatinine is a chemical wastes molecule that is generated from muscle metabolism. Creatinine is produced from creatine, a molecule of major importance for energy production in muscles. Approximately 2% of the body's creatine is converted to creatinine every day. Creatinine is transported through the bloodstream to the kidneys. The kidneys filter out most of the creatinine and dispose of it in the urine.
◆ What are the causes of high creatinine level?
Kidney stones and urinary tract infections are usually the most common causes of increased creatinine level. Other than these, diabetes, high and prolonged dosages of antibiotics, high blood pressure, and over consumption of red meats such as beef and mutton are also associated with high levels of creatinine.
◆ Herbal medicines can treat high levels of creatinine in a mild way.
1. Dandelion and ginseng can be taken as diuretics in traditional Chinese medicine, which can help kidneys discharge more creatinine from blood.
2. Aloe vera juice can help regulate blood pressure and blood sugar so as to relieve the damage to blood vessels as well as kidneys.
3. A teaspoon of juice of fresh basil leaves along with a spoon of honey can also help clear your stomach of toxins, regulating high creatinine level.
4. Cinnamon mixed in water or spring hog weed powder mixed with water can also help improve overall kidney function and can help lower creatinine levels.
◆ Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is made up of herbal medicines.- repair the kidney damage
Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy has are made of herbal medicines which are good for lowering creatinine level and providing necessary nutrition that is good for repairing damaged kidney tissues. Herbal medicines should not be abused by patients themselves because the dosage of each herbal medicine should make up according to different illness condition or it may have opposite effect. The prescriptions of Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy are also made up according to patient’s illness condition.
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