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An Approach towards in Management of Chronic Kidney Disease

V.S. Dubey, S. Zine


The current international guidelines defines and classify the chronic kidney disease (CKD) as decreased kidney function shown by decreased glomerular filtration rate(GFR). Glomerular filtration rate 60ml\min\1.73m2 for at least 3 months as a marker for kidney damage. The underlying causes for chronic kidney disease are proteinuria, and hypertension. It is the main cause of CKD in many high, middle and low income countries. In different countries the incidences, and progression of the CKD varies by ethnicity and social determinants of health, possibly through epigenetic influences. Many people having the symptoms of itching, loss of appetite and lethargy. When symptoms becomes severe diagnosis is done by small screening(urinary dipstick or blood test). The best indicator of kidney function is GFR. There is many complication occurs during the CKD such as anemia due to decreased production of erythtropoietin by renal, and mineral bone disease due to disturbances in the metabolism of  Vitamin D, Calcium and Phosphate, reduced red blood cell survival and iron deficiency. CKD patients are five or ten times more likely to die prematurely because their is a progress in end renal stage disease. Interventions are to targeting the specific symptoms and aimed at educational supporting or change in standard of living , make a positive difference with CKD patients lifestyle. Their is some treatment in ayurvedic system for CKD.


Chronic kidney disease, proteinuria, hypertension, progression, Ayurvedic drugs

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