Many people with kidney disease complain about bad taste. Is it because the kidney disease that causes bad taste in mouth?
What causes bad taste in mouth for people with kidney disease?
Blood urea nitrogen (BUN) is the metabolic product of protein, which is mainly removed by kidney. If your kidneys are not able to remove urea from the blood normally, your BUN level rises. The urea breaks down to form ammonia. It is believed that ammonia causes bad taste in mouth.
A bad taste in your mouth may cause you to lose your appetite and may even cause you to vomit. Therefore, taking proper measures to eliminate the odor in the mouth is very important for your wellbeing.
How to deal with bad taste in mouth for people with kidney disease?
-If you have bad taste in mouth, you should scrap your tongue often when brushing your teeth.
-Because it is the blood urea nitrogen that causes bad taste in mouth, you should try to decrease the BUN. By limiting your protein intake will reduce the urea nitrogen concentration in your blood.
-Improving kidney function is also helpful for decreasing blood urea nitrogen. Traditional Chinese Medicine stereoscopic therapies includes medicated bath, enema therapy, hot compress therapy, cycle therapy, oral Chinese medicine, acupuncture and moxibustion. They all help the body discharge wastes and toxins from the body. After short term, you will find that there is an obvious decline on BUN. After long term treatment, your kidney function will gradually recover. What is more, they can make your whole body health harmonious and balanced.
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