Does creatinine decrease your appetite? To get the answer, you should get an overview of creatinine.
What is creatinine?
Creatinine is the by-product of creatine phosphate in muscle, is usually produced at a fairly constant rate by the body (depending on the muscle mass).
It will release into the blood vessels and is discharged by the kidneys.
What is the normal range of serum creatinine?
The normal serum creatinine level ranges from 0.6 to 1.2 mg/dl for female and 0.5-1.1mg/dl for male. For people with one kidney, their creatinine can be up to 1.8 to 1.9 mg/dl.
Will creatinine decrease your appetite?
When then creatinine level in the blood is higher than the normal range, it will affect many organs and systems. Creatinine is a kind of wastes. If the kidneys are damaged and fail to filter serum creatinine adequately, this kind waste will accumulate inside many organs and cause various problems. Therefore, when high creatinine deposit in the gastrointestinal tract, leading to some symptoms such as poor appetite, nausea, vomiting, or even diarrhea.
How to lower high creatinine level?
To achieve that goal, you should take specific treatment according to your own condition. You can email to firstname.lastname@example.org, describing your illness, so that our nephrologists can give you some suggestions.
Here is a general treatment guidance:
● Low-sodium and low protein diet
Both high sodium and high protein intake will burden the kidneys. In general, recommended sodium intake amount is less than 6g per day, and protein intake ranges to 0.6-0.8 grams per kg of body weight each day.
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