How To Reduce Blood Urea?


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Frances Bott answered
Having a high level of Urea in your blood indicates that your kidneys are not functioning properly. This doesn't necessarily mean that this is a serious kidney problem; people with high blood pressure, diabetes or water infections could have raised Urea, or it could be that you have been eating unusually high protein foods. Stress or a high fever can raise levels too. If you are aware of a kidney problem then it is normal for your Urea levels to be raised.
Urea is a waste product formed in the liver when the body breaks down protein. In a healthy person, the Urea nitrogen is filtered out by the kidneys, into the bladder and passed through your urine. But if a persons kidneys are not functioning properly then the Urea levels will rise. To reduce Urea in your blood you may need to cut down on the amount of protein you eat. Foods that are high in protein are as follows:
Red Meat
Milk & Cheese
Other dairy products

There are also small amounts of protein in breads, cereals other starches and grains, even vegetables and fruit. Drinking plenty of water also helps to keep you hydrated.

Although Urea itself is not toxic, having raised levels may make you feel unwell. Examples include Nausea, Fatigue, Insomnia, Itchy skin/rash. Sometimes your taste buds or sense of smell can be affected.

Your Urea can also be too low although this is uncommon and not usually cause for concern. However, if a person is suffering with a severe Liver disease, then the Urea will drop.

As we are not an authorised medical authority, we advise you to speak to your GP.
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Talal Masry answered
High urea-blood-level " above 45 " is commonly associated with impaired kidneys, kidneys can't clear the blood from protein waste product that's formed by the liver so it accumulates in the blood.... Lowering protein intake to 1gm/kg prefered to be white meat, fresh fish, chicken salt restrictions " if it's accompanied by electrolyte imbalance"normal serum Sodium 135/145..... Normal serum potassium 3.5/5if vomiting persists  severely, IV nourishment must be considered" sodium potassium solution 9% every 12 hrs adding Cortigen B6 ampule to supress vomiting
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
Urea is formed when Proteins are broken down into amino acids so less protein would mean less urea but, urea is removed by the kidneys so if there is urea in the blood stream after it has gone through the kidneys there may be kidney problems.
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
Well, I advice you not eat the bacon kind of food too much...
Jessica Profile
Jessica answered
The underlying cause should be found first.

This could be that the kidneys have failed and are finding it difficult to clear urea from the blood. There could be other reasons though. Generally, if the kidneys cannot clear the urea, the person is put on dialysis, which filters the blood for them.

However, if the high blood urea is caused by something else, this may not necessarily be the best treatment option.

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