According to doctors, 10 per cent of Indian people suffers from chronic kidney disease. More than 90 percent of the 230,000 people who develop chronic kidney failure each year in India die within months because of lack of treatment. Is there any alternative to allopathic treatment, dialysis and kidney transplant? Dr Vyanketesh Joshi, director of SDF Holistic Healthcare, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on treating Kidney disorder through Ayurveda.
Q. Dear Dr. Joshi, My daughter is suffering from nephrotic syndrome since she was at the age of 3. She is now 8. She developed steroid resistance and hence was on a no. of drugs and now for more than 1 year is on dicaris. Is there any treatment available in Ayurveda. or it is on same principle of managing the disease until it gets corrected on its own. Asked by: Ashish Chadha
A. Nephrotic syndrome human disorder disease. We have very good treatment to boost the immune system. In our treatment we use only herbal medicine which is safe for kidney. We have treated many children those are suffering in nephrotic syndrome. For more details - SDF Holistic 37/4, Gorain Sangli CHS opp.Hotel Status, Gorai-2, Borivali (West), Mumbai-400092. Tel no.: 2967 3311 / 2967 2288 / 2967 3399 Helpline: 96197 77222 website: http://www.sdfholistic.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Follow us on http://www.facebook.com/sdfholistic.
Q. I am 39 years old male and I have undergone kidney transplantation 2 years back and I am fine. My serum creatine level is 1.5 now. I did not go for a married life assuming my life is short. Can I go for a marriage now? if yes, what are the complications of the marriage life. Asked by: Sathish
A. You can go for marriage life we have good treatment to increase kidney life as well as marriage life. For more details............ SDF Holistic 37/4, Gorain Sangli CHS opp.Hotel Status, Gorai-2, Borivali (West), Mumbai-400092. Tel no.: 2967 3311 / 2967 2288 / 2967 3399 Helpline: 96197 77222 website: http://www.sdfholistic.com Email: email@example.com Follow us on http://www.facebook.com/sdfholistic.
Q. Which are the vegetarian items taxing on the kidneys? Asked by: sundar1950in
A. There are vegetarians items which should be low in alkaline levels are very essential for proper functioning of kidneys. Use cereals and proteins and avoid processed and dairy products which contains high level of alkalinity.
Q. How safe is it? I heard stories about people getting poisoned by this kind of medication. Asked by: Gauri
A. It is misconception. These medicines are made by only herbs so it is safe like food supplement. Metals & chemicals are not good.
Q. Sir, what would be the symptoms of a Kidney disorder? Asked by: Suresh Sitaram
A. Kidney disorders are many from kidney stones which can lead to blood in your urine, CKD (Chronic kidney failure) symptoms can be swelling on the body, breathlessness, urine output becomes low and in advanced stages patient can go into dialysis ( to remove the toxins accumulated in the kidneys).Symptoms like fatigue, nausea, vomiting, changes in urination.
Q. Sir, my mother was suffering from CKD V and we were advised to go for Ayurveda alongside Allopathy. When we shared this with our Nephrologist, he was not quite happy with our decision. Is it wrong to have both Ayruvedic medicines along with Allopathic, also why do doctors discourage their patients to stop Ayurvedic medicines? Asked by: Prashant
A. Nephrologists are not aware about the benefits of Ayurvedic medicines. They are under impression that each & every medicines have metals which is wrong. These Medicines are prepared by herbs it is very safe. You can go for simultaneous treatment.
Q. Is there a possibility to improve the condition of a patient who is already under Dialysis, under the Ayurveda? Asked by: sundar1950in
A. Yes we can improve the condition of the patient with our Herbal medicines and Panchakarma Therapies. With this treatment kidney's function is maintained and helps in easy filtering of water and wastes from the body. When taken regularly for prolonged periods, may help to reduce the frequency of dialysis and improve kidney function.
Q. What are the areas in which kidney can become a problem for a sugar patient? Asked by: sundar1950in
A. Diabetes and blood pressure are the most common enemies of the kidney failure. Those are under treatment of diabetes & BP should avoid pain killers.
Q. Is there an effective treatment for Kidney failure? What is the alternative to dialysis and transplantation? What is the track record in this regard? Asked by: Raja Chandra
A. There is effective treatment available in SDF Holistic Centres in Mumbai & Thane. Many patients have benefited with our treatment.
Q. My grandmother is 82 years of age and has started developing Kidney problems. She is currently under extensive medication and doctors say her kidney is now only 80 percent functional. Her condition in deteriorating with every passing day. Can Ayurveda cure kidney problems for elderly? Asked by: Rajneesh
A. Considering your grandma age our treatment is very beneficial, which is very safe. Kindly refer our website.
Q. My Father has creatinie level as 4 and he's taking medication given by nephrologist, is anything else u can recommend which will help. We are in Bangalore. Also can kidney disorder can cause continuous fever? Asked by: Rakesh
A. Your father's case is very good to avoid the dialysis. We have very good herbal medicines which help to reduce the Cerum Creatinine level within short period. Kindly refer our website. www.sdfholistic.com
Q. Is banana stem good to keep Kidney function efficient? Asked by: sundar1950in
A. Banana is good for kidney and health. Provided you should check renal function test.
Q. Is it true that too much of Tomatoes can cause kidney problems. Asked by: sundar1950in
A. Everything is good in balance, excess tomatoes are bad because it contains seeds.
Q. When there is a spare kidney provided, will it not automatically take care of the problem in the functional kidney? Asked by: sundar1950in
A. Sorry I didn't get you question. For more details............ SDF Holistic 37/4, Gorain Sangli CHS opp. Hotel Status, Gorai-2, Borivali (West), Mumbai-400092. Tel no.: 2967 3311 / 2967 2288 / 2967 3399 Helpline: 96197 77222 website: http://www.sdfholistic.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Follow us on http://www.facebook.com/sdfholistic.
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