Medicated Full Bath Assists Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment
Chinese Medicine Medicated Full Bath has been used in the treatment of diseases for more than three thousand years. Medicated Bath belongs to external therapy in Chinese medicine. Add Chinese medicine decoction or extracts to warm bath water. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is easy to cause swelling, toxins in your body and itchy skin, etc. Medicated Bath has great advantages in treating these symptoms.
1. Relieve swelling
Swelling is one common manifestation of CKD. It is related to hypoproteinemia, bulb tube imbalance and water-sodium retention. Swelling can cause malnutrition of tissue cells, infection and affect the activity of organ tissue function. In TCM, Chinese medicines can sweat and eliminate swelling. Medicated Bath has obvious effect in treating swelling through sweating.
If Chronic Nephritis and Chronic Kidney Failure associated with refractory proteinuria, are usually given diuretics. But diuretics may cause deterioration of kidney function, disorder of electrolytes, allergy and other side effects. In TCM, Medicated Full Bath can promote sweating, resolve the flesh, eliminate pathogen, improve whole body circulation and promote the recovery of kidney damage. Ephedra, cassia twig, asarum, schizonepeta, radices sileris, radix angelicae pubescentis, rhizoma atractylodis, rahizoma atractylodis macrocephalae and carthamus tinctorius, etc each 30g in Medicated Full Bath can treat swelling in nephritis and kidney failure. Results have shown that Medicated Full Bath not only eliminates swelling quickly, but also promote the recovery of kidney itself and kidney function due to improving systemic circulation.
2. Reduce blood lipid
CKD patients also have elevated blood lipids, causing accelerated development of atherosclerosis so as to increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Besides, abnormal blood lipids can worsen kidney damage and lead to decline of kidney function. Chinese Medicines often treat hyperlipidemia from the theory of phlegm stagnation and Medicated Full Bath also has certain advantage. After 4 weeks of Chinese medicine treatments, cholesterol, triacylglycerol and low density lipoprotein can all be reduced. Besides, Medicated Full Bath can also improve renal function, reduce proteinuria and correct anemia.
3. Improve blood hemorheology
Kidney disease tends to change blood hemorheology and cause thromboembolic diseases. Researches have shown that Medicated Bath can improve body hemorheology.
4. Other efficacy
Medicated Bath can promote the secretion of water-sodium and improve vasodilation, which is good for controlling blood pressure; When excreting wastes, some inflammatory mediators can also be excreted to reduce the gastrointestinal reaction of patients and improve the nutritional status, so as to correct the inflammatory status in the body.
Medicine bath prescription is often used to dispel wind and promote blood circulation. At present, both theory and practice support that medicated bath can effectively assist the treatment of chronic kidney disease.
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