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Does Blood Pressure Medicine Cause Kidney Failure

2017-12-30 23:03

Does Blood Pressure Medicine Cause Kidney FailureMany patients with high blood pressure worry that long-term blood pressure medicine can cause kidney damage. Does blood pressure medicine indeed cause kidney failure? Read on to learn more information.

There are six kinds of blood pressure medicine, including ACEI, ARBs, diuretics, calcium channel blockers (CCBs), β-Blockers and α-Blockers. The first four kinds of medications are preferred. To achieve a better effect, a combination of them are often used. Among them, ACEI and ARBs do not only help you reduce high blood pressure, but also help you decrease proteinuria and delay kidney injury, while CCBs can also protect kidneys. Though those medications indeed have many side effects, but their advantages outweigh their disadvantages.

Stopping blood pressure medicine may be dangerous.

Do not stop the medications without the permission of doctors, otherwise, it may cause hypertensive crisis and serious arrhythmias to threaten your life. Even if your blood pressure returns normal, it indicates that your current treatment plan is effective and you should keep on the treatment. When your blood pressure is stabilized for half year or one year and your life style becomes more healthy, you can talk with your doctor to taper the medications.

If your kidneys have been damaged by high blood pressure, you can try Toxin-Removing Treatment.

This is a systemic Chinese medicine treatment, which makes use of Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, Enema Therapy and other Chinese therapies to eliminate waste products and extra fluid out of body. It can also dilate blood vessels and remove stasis to reduce high blood pressure. Moreover, it can increase blood flow into kidneys to improve renal ischemia and anoxia. After a short period of treatment, your high blood pressure will be stabilized. And you can gradually get rid of the dependence on high blood pressure medication. After a long period of treatment, your renal condition will get improved. And other associated symptoms will be controlled well.

Does blood pressure medicine cause kidney failure? It may, but if you do not take medications to control your blood pressure well, more kidney damage may be caused. For more information on Hypertensive Nephropathy treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor. Beijing Tongshantang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine will try the best to help you. 

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