Nowadays hot compress therapy has already become a common treatment for CKD (chronic kidney disease). Its application on treating kidney disease makes dialysis or kidney transplant is no longer the only choice. According to glomerular filtration rate (GFR) level, CKD is divided into five stages. Now follow us to see how hot compress therapy helps reverse the condition.
Hot compress therapy is based on Chinese herbal medicines, but used externally. Hot compress on bilateral Shenshu acupoints (BL23) is to micro-process medicinals that eliminate toxins and recover original qi and enhance kidney function. Two bags filled with processed Chinese herbal medicines are put under the lower back of patients, so patients with CKD just need to lie on down the bed. In order to make sure the active materials of medicines can directly arrive at kidneys through skin and channels on the back, osmosis device will be used to help this. When taking it, patients describe the feeling just like doing mild Chinese massage, very comfortable.
Those active materials of medicines are expected to repair kidney damage, recover original qi and enhance kidney function by a series of functions including anti-inflammation, anti-coagulation, degradation, relieving ischemic and anoxic state in kidneys, promoting DNA replication and providing nutrition for damaged kidneys. After that, CKD patients can notice some short-term effects:
And they include increased urine volume, yellowish urine, strong odor of urine, increased urine creatinine, relieved skin itch, no ammonia tastes in the mouth, no poisoning symptoms, improved symptoms all over the body, increased appetite, recovery of electrolyte disorder, stable blood pressure, improved disorder in blood, improved anemia, etc.
That is how hot compress therapy helps CKD patients. With the recovery of kidney function, not only can those symptoms and complications can be naturally treated, also dialysis and kidney transplant will be effectively avoided. Which stage of CKD are you in? You are welcomed to tell us more about your condition by emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org or leaving us a bessage below, we are here fighting against the disease together with you.
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