How to Control Creatinine 4.8 with Chronic Kidney Failure

Q: My father is diagnosed with chronic kidney failure and creatinine level 4.8. Meanwhile, symptoms like high blood pressure, swelling trouble him a lot. Are there some effective measures to control his illness condition?

How to Control Creatinine 4.8 with Chronic Kidney FailureA: Hi, I am glad to help and I feel sorry about your father’s condition.

Firstly, a basic understanding about creatinine is essential. It refers to the metabolic products of muscle movement. In most cases, it can be treated as a major index to measure how your kidneys work. Once elevated creatinine level occurs, usually at least 50% kidney function has been damaged.

Creatinine 4.8 is much higher than the normal reference(0.5-1.2mg/dL). And it indicate kidney function has been seriously damaged.

Normally, dialysis may be recommended by the doctors. It is a method that can help filter wastes, toxins, excess fluid out of the blood. However, it can do nothing to the impaired kidneys. What’s more, there can also be some side effects, such as, muscle cramps, low blood pressure, fatigue and so on. Based on the illness condition, the frequency can be 2-3 times per week.

Due to this, we recommend you with hot compress therapy. Through external application, active substances of the herbs can be penetrated into the kidney lesion directly. Compared with dialysis, it will not any side effects to the sufferers. Besides, the cost is relatively reasonable.

Most importantly, by dilating blood vessels, reducing inflammatory reaction, anti-coagulation and providing nutrients for the injured kidneys, it can help relieve symptoms, prevent kidney damage and promote renal function radically. In this way, creatinine 4.8 will be reduced and the condition can be well managed. For more info, you are welcomed to email

Except for the above two treatments, it also necessary to pay attention to a healthy diet. Have an interest? Please click here Dietary Management for People with Renal Failure.

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