Ayurvedic medicines when used appropriately with the right diet and lifestyle can prove to be very effective in the management of kidney failure.
Kidney plays an important role in the functioning of human body. They are not just helpful in purifying blood or any kind of toxic waste from the body but also play an important role in balancing the electrolyte level in the body. It has the ability of monitoring the amount of body fluid, it also maintain the acid-base balance of the body.
Kidney failure is a condition in which kidney fails to filter the toxins and other impurities from blood. Symptoms of kidney failure vary from person to person. In its initial stage the symptoms are so mild that they often go unnoticed. As the disease progress its symptoms become more noticeable. Vomiting, nausea, weight loss, pressure or difficulty in urinating aresome of the symptoms.
Causes of Kidney Failure:
- Reduced flow of blood to the kidneys
- Acute dehydration
- Chronic burns
- Liver malfunction
- Heart diseases
- Intake of medicines for controlling blood pressure
- Prolonged use of antibiotics and painkillers
- Blood loss from the body
- Any type of infection
- Kidneys injured due to physical damage
- When the urine drainage tube gets blocked. This blockage leads to difficulties in elimination of wastes products from the body in the form of urine.
Ayurvedic Medicines For Kidney Failure
There are many herbs and formulations which can benefit a patient of kidney failure at any pint of time. Some of the popular formulations have been explained below. These ayurvedic medicines are equally helpful in chronic kidney disease and acute renal failure.
It is an herbal powder blend having herbs like Punarnava, Gokshur, Varun etc. These herbs are mainly responsible for lowering the urea and creatinine levels in renal failure patients. This powder blend also helps to revive the kidney function by repairing damaged nephrons to large extent.
Capsule Rencure formula has a combination of Punarnava, Gokshur, Varun with Raktachandana and Kaasni (Chicorium intybus) which are very effective for managing urinary complaints like difficulty in passing urine and microbial infestation.
Varun (Crateva nurula) is one of the best natural urinary diuretic supplement. It improves the circulation of blood and urine in the nephrons helping it to work properly in kidney failure. It is completely herbal and has no side effects as compared to the allopathic diuretic medicines that are habit forming and damage the kidneys after prolonged usage.
Punarnava is one of the best herbal solutions for kidney failure patients so it is combined into yet another classical ayurvedic formulation that is aimed at maintaining the hemoglobin levels in CKD (Chronic kidney disease).
Kidney Failure Diet
Cabbage : Cabbages are very beneficial in keeping kidney healthy. Cabbage is a package of phytochemicals that are helpful in fighting cancer and also foster cardiovascular health.
Bell Peppers : They are very beneficial for the health of kidney. Low in potassium and an excellent source of Vitamin C and Vitamin A, folic acid and fiber, they are very healthy for the kidney.
Apples : Since it’s high in fiber and a good inflammatory, they helps in reducing cholesterol, preventing any kind of constipation and its really good for the heart. Combination of apple and onion like an Apple Onion diet can be very effective for reducing any chances of kidney failure.
Likewise, there are other fruits that are very beneficial for the kidney failures are cranberries, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and cherries.
Though such diet helps you to prevent kidney failure to a lot extent but at the severe cases they cannot be of much help. In such cases, one is always advised to opt for dialysis but dialysis comes with its own sets of problems.