17.6% is the number of Thai people with chronic kidney disease or those with latent kidney disease. representing about 8 million people of the Thai population but the group with end-stage renal failure It is about 80,000 and tends to increase every year around 1-2 ten thousand people per year.
Previously, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced to people around the world. Be aware of the consumption of salty foods. which is a risk factor for kidney disease but if to be honest Salty food isn’t just a ticket to kidney disease destination. because there are many other causes and risks that is ready to take us to run on the UFABET path of a terrible disease at any time And not just on the second Thursday of March. but every day that we need to be more aware about “kidney disease”
The cause of ” kidney disease ” that is not from ” eating salty “
- Eat spicy food, sweet, spicy, etc.
Let’s say you don’t like salty food anyway. Don’t just reduce the card to be careful of kidney disease. Because if you happen to like food that is oily or very sweet The risks are almost no different.
- drink less
In addition to eating behavior low water intake It is also a cause that increases the risk of kidney disease as well.
- do not exercise
research found Those who lack regular exercise have twice the risk of developing kidney disease than the general population
- Taking NSAIDs
Dr. Pongpan Tanak, a specialist in nephrology Kidney Disease and Transplantation Institute Praram 9 Hospital gives information that besides the factors of eating habits that we know well Also have to be careful about taking medicine. Especially in the group of NSAIDs (NSAIDs) that reduce the blood supply to the kidneys. and result in kidney function worse as well But what is the main cause of the real risk of kidney disease, about 70%, is a group of congenital diseases such as diabetes and blood pressure, or even lipid disease and obesity. It is also a risk.
Danger signs ” kidney disease “
Abnormal symptoms that may occur first For patients with kidney disease,
- Swelling, especially in the eyelids, face, or in some cases the shins
- Abnormal urination, such as blood in the urine or looks like a fine bubble It also results in abnormal urine output, such as a decrease in urine output despite drinking the same amount of water. or urinating more often at night
dangers of kidney disease
for other diseases When we encounter abnormal symptoms quickly We always get good treatment. Unfortunately, kidney disease isn’t like that. Because as soon as we notice abnormal symptoms that means we are suffering from kidney disease in a dangerous stage. or the worst is the 5th phase that will follow “End Stage Kidney Failure”
Dr. Pongphan stated that the symptoms of kidney disease patients have 5 stages, but most patients, if not in the final stages or really bad stages. often asymptomatic Therefore, than some patients will come to the doctor. He was already ill at the last stage. especially if the patient has an underlying disease until the kidneys deteriorate The only choice that the doctor can do is to slow down the deterioration of the kidneys as slowly as possible. in order to prevent the symptoms from spreading to the last stage
How to treat kidney disease
Normally, the method of treating kidney disease depends on the stage of the disease that the patient has. By treating the underlying disease that causes kidney disease, such as
- control diabetes well
- control the pressure to a normal level
- abstain from smoking
- lose weight
- control the food not to be too spicy
- Take more medicines to control kidney disease.
but on the contrary End-stage renal failure or stage 5, the efficiency of the kidneys will work less than 15%. What the doctor can do is to be left with only 3 options:
- Hemodialysis by artificial hemodialysis
- peritoneal dialysis or washing the stomach with liquid
- kidney transplant which is the best treatment
Procedures for a kidney transplant
At present, there are approximately 8,000 kidney transplant recipients, or only 10% of all kidney disease patients. First of all, people who are going to undergo a kidney transplant must have the hospital submit their name to receive a kidney from a donor who is a brain-dead donor. from the Thai Red Cross Society or from the living which is a relative of the patient himself but even so Patients have to face several medical procedures, such as blood type testing. Tissue examination for compatibility with the kidneys. physical condition must be ready And the important thing is the expertise and work of the medical team. The surgeon must be excellent. Because the donated kidney can stay outside the body for only 24 hours.
However, if taken care of by a team of medical professionals Kidney transplantation and treatment of kidney disease has a high probability that patients will definitely have a better quality of life.