Hypertension Is Always Uncontrollable and Kidney Function Drops: What to Do

2018-05-18 16:17

Hypertension Is Always Uncontrollable and Kidney Function Drops: What to DoHigh blood pressure (hypertension) and kidney disease always go together. Because high blood pressure can cause kidney damage, and kidney disease can also elevate blood pressure. That is why many kidney patients do not hypertension, but doctor prescribes anti-hypertensives.

However, some renal patients have persistent high blood pressure, and their renal function begins to decrease. Facing these conditions, they can do nothing. And they even do not know what the problem is.

1. Incorrect medication

In the daily, you may feel nothing if you skip one meal, but in terms of high blood pressure, if you want the anti-hypertensive medicine to take effect continuously, you should keep on eating it. For some patients, they may feel so well that they stop or reduce the medicine, leading to the relapse.

2. Bad living habits

Eating too much salt, drinking alcohol, smoking, sedentary, staying up, irregular rest, obesity and other bad living habits are not good for you to control blood pressure. Therefore, you had better give up these bad habits.

3. Medication and disease themselves

(1)taking medicine that affects blood pressure, such as NSAID, non-narcotic analgesics, glucocorticoid, EPO, CsA, aspirin, oral contraceptive, heaving drinking and so on can make your blood pressure fluctuate.

(2)combination of multiple antihypertensive drugs. If three or more antihypertensive drugs are used for hypertension, diuretics should be added into the treatment, otherwise it is difficult for you to get ideal therapeutic effect.

(3)you have diseases that can elevate blood pressure, such as renal vascular stenosis, sleep apnea syndrome, etc.

In addition, posture, time and other details during the measurement of blood pressure can also affect the reading of blood pressure.

How to control blood pressure from damaging kidneys?

You should control blood pressure to under 130/80 mmHg, and it should be stable for long-term. If your blood pressure is stable, you can measure it for one time every week. If your blood pressure is fluctuating, to measure it twice every day respectively in the morning and evening. If you have any problems, you should feed back your doctors timely.

In the clinical practice, ACEI or ARBs are commonly used. They do not only bring down blood pressure, but also protect renal function. As to tapering medicine or stop it, you had better talk with your doctor. If you have any other questions on kidney disease, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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