Kidney disease patients are commonly suggested to avoid flu or cold, and why? Can flu increase creatinine levels? If you are interested in this topic, follow us to learn more about high creatinine levels.
What causes high creatinine levels?
Many illness conditions are likely to cause high creatinine levels, but here we only talk about kidney damage. The creatinine level will not increase until about 50% of kidney function is lost, that is because our kidneys have very strong compensatory ability. So high level of creatinine is enough to arouse kidney disease patients’attention.
Can flu increase creatinine levels?
Well, we think the answer is yes. Once flu happens, on one hand, the viruses or bacteria can directly cause damage to kidneys; on another hand, the new round of immuno-inflammatory responses start, which results in further kidney damage. That is the reason why creatinine levels usually become higher and some other symptoms are aggravated after kidney disease patients catch a cold.
Once flu appears, kidney disease patients are not allowed to take cold medicine without consulting doctors. Here is some knowledge about What Cold Medicines Are Safe with Kidney Failure for your reference.
How to lower creatinine level from the root?
From the information mentioned above, we know that making kidneys work normally again by repairing kidney damage and recovering renal function. In that case, not only can high creatinine level be lowered naturally, a normal life without dialysis and kidney transplant will be expected. Take the safety and efficiency into account, we strongly recommend you to learn more about Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and Immunotherapy. What is more, the immunity should be enhanced to avoid flu and other infections.
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