Leg swelling kidney disease by Ayurveda

What is kidney disease?

Your kidneys are a pair of the organ that is located just below your ribcage. They perform many vital functions for your body such as:

  • Promote bone and muscle health
  • Generate hormones that help your body in the generation of red blood cells
  • Filter out waste and extra fluids from your blood.

Kidney disease is the condition of your kidneys when they are not able to perform their functions as they usually do. If your kidneys stop functioning, waste builds up and may create many health-related issues for your body. Leg swellingankle swelling, puffiness around your eyes is not timely treated, and then it can lead to kidney failure.

Causes and symptoms of kidney disease?

There are many reasons for having kidney disease and some of them are mentioned below:

  • Both type of diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Inflammation of the kidney's filtering units or glomeruli
  • Polycystic kidney disease, a genetic disorder
  • Enlarged prostate, kidney stones and some cancers that cause kidney disease
  • Pyelonephritis or recurrent kidney infection
  • Allopathic medicines used for treating other illness

Ayurveda can treat the above-mentioned causes naturally, without any severe side-effect on any part of your body. Many symptoms indicate the occurrence of this disease, and some of them are mentioned below.

  • Fatigue
  • Problem in breathing
  • Dry and itchy
  • Leg swelling swollen face
  • Poor appetite, nausea, and vomiting
  • Frequent especially during the night
  • Bubbly urine
  • Brown, red, or purple urine or pressure while urination

If you find any of the signs in your body, then quickly reach your health care provider may help you to revive your kidney's functionality.

What is leg swelling and it's a connection with kidney disease?

Leg swelling edema is caused by excess fluid trapped in your body’s tissues because your kidneys are not able to perform their functions as they usually do for their bodies. You may notice it in your arms and ankles too. It can be the result of medication, pregnancy and kidney disease or cirrhosis of the liver. Basically, leg swelling the symptom of kidney diseaseIf you have swelling in some parts of the body, then it indicates the problem in your kidney disease. In edema, your abdominal size may increases. Make an appointment to consult a doctor, if you have swelling, stretched, or shiny skin. This can indicate the occurrence of kidney disease.

Problems occur during edema:  

If you are facing any of the below-mentioned conditions, then reach your doctor as soon as possible.

  • Problem in breathing
  • Shortness in breathing
  • Chest pain due to fluid retention

Apart from kidney diseasethere are other reasons for having leg swelling. If you are sitting for a prolonged time, such as on a long flight, and you develop swelling in your legs and leg pain. It can indicate blood clots deep in your vein. Some other causes of edema are as follows:

  • Taking too much sodium
  • Having premenstrual signs
  • Pregnancy
  • High blood pressure medications
  • Steroid drugs
  • Estrogens
  • Certain diabetes medications

What happens if edema is left untreated?

In the above paragraph, we have mentioned that edema is a sign of kidney disease. If edema is left untreated, then it can lead to kidney failure. Some other health complications are mentioned below:

  • Evermore painful swelling
  • Difficulty in walking
  • Stiffness in your muscles
  • Stretched skin, which can become itchy and uncomfortable for you
  • Greater risk of infection in the swollen area
  • Scarring in layers of tissue
  • Low blood circulation level
  • Reduces elasticity of veins, joints, arteries, and muscles
  • Higher risk of skin ulcers

Diagnosis of Leg swelling (Edema)

For the diagnosis of edema, your doctor will perform a physical examination and may ask you some questions about your medical history. From that information, your doctor may determine the cause of your edema. In rare cases, X-rays, ultrasound exams, blood test, or urine test is necessary to perform. After the diagnosis of edema, you have to go for the treatment of kidney disease.

Treatment of Edema

Mild swelling usually goes away on its own; you don’t need any kind of treatment for this health condition. Severe swelling may be treated with the help of some medicines, but these drugs can have a side-effect on some organs of your body. These types of drugs are usually not fit for your health. You can opt Ayurveda for the treatment of swelling in your body. Ayurvedic treatment not only depends on herbal medicines, but it also depends on some of the lifestyle changes and herbal remedies.

Lifestyle and home remedies 

The following are some of the lifestyle changes and home remedies that can decrease edema and help your body eradicate the root cause of this disease. Consultation from Ayurvedic nephrologists is recommended. He may give you a better suggestion.

  • Movement – Moving and using the muscle is the part of your body affected by edema, especially leg swelling. Movement of your muscles may help to pump the excess fluids back towards your heart. Ask your doctors about physical exercise that you can do to reduce swelling.
  • Massage – Massaging the affected area towards your heart, pressure may benefit in moving the fluid out of the area.
  • Compression – Wearing compression stockings, sleeves, or gloves to reduce the swelling on one of your limbs.
  • Protection – Keep the affected area clean, moisturized, and free from injury of that area. Always cover the affected area or cover your legs if you have swelling in your legs.
  • Reduce salt intake – Salt contains sodium and sodium can increase your blood pressure level too. Try to reduce the consumption of salt as it can increase the fluids retention in your body and worsen the edema. High blood pressure is one of the major causes of having kidney disease. If you want to treat kidney disease, then by avoiding salt, you can control your blood pressure level that can be proved beneficial in treating renal disease.
  • Ayurvedic herbs – Ayurvedic herbs are one of the most powerful ways to eliminate any disease from its roots. These herbs can reduce the symptoms of kidney disease naturally, and swelling is one of the indications of having kidney disease.

Ayurveda is considered as the most reliable and effective way to eliminate any chronic disease naturally, without using any harmful chemical. This treatment uses natural herbs that are 100% safe and doesn’t have any side-effect on any organ of your body. With the help of Ayurvedic treatment, you can eliminate the root cause of kidney disease naturally.


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JAN 05,2023-JAN 04,2026

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