Anemia is one of the symptoms of high creatinine level. However, is creatinine 2.0 high? If so, why does patient have anemia on this condition?
What is the normal range of creatinine level?
Typical serum creatinine ranges are 0.5 to 1.1 milligrams per deciliter for women and 0.6 to 1.2 mg/dl for men.
What does creatinine 2.0 mean?
You can find that creatinine 2.0 is higher than the normal range. It indicates a moderate kidney function loss. In addition, it refers to that the disease progresses from stage 2 to stage 3. In this stage, some obvious symptoms and complications are occurring. Anemia possibly occurs.
Why does anemia occur?
1. EPO(erythropoietin) deficiency
Anemia is a condition in which your blood has a lower than normal number of red blood cells. Kidneys is the producer of EPO, a hormone which can stimulate the bone marrow to produce red blood cells. Once kidneys are damaged, the production of red blood will decrease. Creatinine 2.0 is a indicator that your kidney cannot function well with creatinine accumulation. Under this condition, EPO deficiency comes up due to damaged kidneys, which in return caused anemia.
2. Iron deficiency
Toxins in the blood not only inhibit the bone marrow itself, but also affect the metabolism. Without adequate iron, your body can't produce enough hemoglobin for red blood cells. As for patients with high creatinine level, prolonged use of aspirin or drugs known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may cause iron deficiency.
What is the treatment for anemia with creatinine 2.0?
In that high creatinine level is the cause of anemia, how to lower creatinine should be the treatment. Although there are many ways can help control creatinine level, such as healthy diet, western medications and dialysis.
However, all the above the methods cannot improve kidney function. If kidney damage cannot be repaired, high creatinine level is only controlled temporarily. Therefore, you can try Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy or Blood Pollution Therapy, both of which aim at improving kidney function. If you are interested in the two therapies, you can consult our online experts or leave a message below.