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Losing Protein in Kidney

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  • Posted By: mariany
  • February 8, 2011
  • 04:13 PM

Hi Everyone,

New to this so hopefully i get some answers..... I'm gonna get straight to the point I've been losing protein from one kidney for quite some time, never really thought anything of it since my doc gave me no reason to have concern. Did the 24 hour urine test and so on. My question is does losing protein have any affect on your other organs and if so which ones. I need to change my doc he doesn't really give me the answers that I'm comfortable leaving with. Im asking because I have chronic heart palpitations just as recent. I used to get the more so before getting my menstruation but now i am getting this palapition all the time. I'm wondering if the kidneys had anything to do with it or if it could be something else entirely. I already ruled out and heart disease with my cardiologist and i have had ultra sounds, stress tests and everything seems to be normal??????????? So tired of feeling tired.......:(

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  • Protein in the urine is called proteinuria. Here is a link about it---> http://www.wrongdiagnosis.com/p/proteinuria/intro.htmMy question is, have they checked your kidney function with a blood test? And do you have high blood pressure? I'm not a doctor. I'm just trying to throw out ideas.
    gr8tful 175 Replies
    • February 13, 2011
    • 08:12 AM
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  • Hi Everyone, New to this so hopefully i get some answers..... I'm gonna get straight to the point I've been losing protein from one kidney for quite some time, never really thought anything of it since my doc gave me no reason to have concern. Did the 24 hour urine test and so on. My question is does losing protein have any affect on your other organs and if so which ones. I need to change my doc he doesn't really give me the answers that I'm comfortable leaving with. Im asking because I have chronic heart palpitations just as recent. I used to get the more so before getting my menstruation but now i am getting this palapition all the time. I'm wondering if the kidneys had anything to do with it or if it could be something else entirely. I already ruled out and heart disease with my cardiologist and i have had ultra sounds, stress tests and everything seems to be normal??????????? So tired of feeling tired.......:(Someone suggested high blood pressure and I want to alert you to the idea that you may have high blood pressure during pms only. It happened to me for years before I turned 50 and had high blood pressure all the time. And, in fact, I found hormone replacement with DHEA and pregnenolone was the only thing which would lower my blood pressure enough to be in the safe range consistently (my blood pressure was 30 points elevated and most reduction strategies would only lower it a few points...calcium/magnesium pills (soloray 1:1 ratio) would lower my b.p. 30 points but later in the day it would go right back up...low salt etc played a part but most things only lowered my bp 3 points and I couldn't really tell they worked). Now about your kidneys...glycation from blood sugar ruins the proteins the tubules are made of. There are two natural substances that protect them from glycation, one of which is being patented for kidney disease: P5P form of B6 (B6 will NOT help your kidneys and too much causes neuropathy) and benfotiamine (oil soluble form of B1 which stays in your system MUCH longer than B1, which is often a problem for not staying in your system long enough....however benfotiamine does not seem to cross the blood brain barrier so it helps preserve the proteins of your kidneys, heart, blood vessels, but you still need plain old B1 for your brain). Here are some links: http://www.lef.org/magazine/mag2010/may2010_Innovative-Strategies-to-Combat-Kidney-Disease_01.htmOlder article about glycation: http://www.lef.org/magazine/mag2008/oct2008_Vitamin-B6-Protects-Against-Diabetes-Aging_01.htmhttp://www.lef.org/magazine/mag2008/apr2008_Protecting-Against-Glycation-High-Blood-Sugar-With-Benfotiamine_01.htm Proteinuria occurs when the filtering system of the kidneys is damaged, either by high blood pressure, toxins, or inflammation. If the condition is not managed properly, end-stage renal disease may develop, requiring dialysis or transplantation. Fish oil may be helpful in treating kidney disease associated with lupus. In some animal studies, proteinuria was prevented and survival was prolonged (Donadio JV Jr 1991). In a study of people with lupus who had kidney disease, fish oil was found to improve their condition (Clark WF et al 1989).
    madanthony 1087 Replies
    • February 23, 2011
    • 04:42 PM
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