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The kidney determines life's expiration date

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2022-07-11 18:08
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Life, unfortunately, has an expiration date. When a person is born, death is the person's destiny. Death occurs when the heartbeat and the brain activity stop.

When either the brain or the heart stops, the person is considered dead.
A term called “brain dead” happens when the heart is still moving, but the brain has died. However, there has not been a person who has come back to life after brain death, and therefore, being brain dead is also death.

If the intestine is the first button to good health, the kidney is the last button. The kidney, positioned above the waist on either side of the spine, is a metabolic system that filters blood. Shaped like a kidney bean, the kidney has the nickname of "soy bean red bean" in Korean and is about the size of a person’s fist.

The kidney contains approximately one million nephrons. The nephron is composed of capillaries clustered together like a ball of thread, called the glomerulus, and a renal tubule that connects to the bladder. Blood moves from the heart to the kidney, passing through a filtering process at a rate of approximately 120ml of blood per minute.

The blood that passes through the first phase of filtering in the glomerulus, then goes through the final stage of filtering in the renal tubule. The kidney discharges the unnecessary scraps with our urine and returns the necessary substances to the body.

In addition to waste discharge, the kidney has the job of managing moisture and salinity in the body and regulating the blood's acidity and concentration of electrolytes. Basically, the kidney is responsible for maintaining the body at optimum condition to guarantee the activity of cells.

Also, the kidney is involved in regulating blood pressure, releasing blood-producing hormones and activating vitamins. When the kidney's functions diminish, we see symptoms like the loss of appetite, exhaustion, vomiting, headache and edema, and if we contract chronic kidney disease, fluid cannot be filtered out which increases the intensity of the heart pumping, which subsequently leads to high blood pressure. High blood pressure can be the cause of kidney disease or the result of kidney disease.

According to the data presented by the National Health Insurane Corporation in Korea, chronic renal failure is counted among the illness that are most common among men at or above the age of 65. a large number of diabetes and high blood pressure cases lead to chronic renal failure.

This illness, also referred to as chronic kidney disease, in which the filtering function of the kidney's glomerulus declines, results in an inability to filter out the body's waste.

Renal failure is divided into 5 stages but is difficult to detect until the 3rd stage at which the kidney function (eGFR) is near 35%. When kidney function falls below 15%, it is too late, and kidney dialysis or a transplant becomes necessary. How unfortunate is it that the patient must go to the hospital every 2 to 3 days to filter his or her blood?

Normally when the human body breaks down, it occurs in the following order: intestine, liver, then kidney. When the intestine fails, holes appear in the body's immunity and the liver's burden worsens. When the liver can't take it anymore, the burden transfers to the kidney.
When the intestine fails, holes appear in the body's immunity => and the liver's burden worsens. When the liver can't take it anymore, => the burden
transfers
to the kidney.

By going through Health Recovery, the waste in the body is expelled and the body starts to recover, also in the order of intestine, liver, then kidney. If we revive the intestine, the liver comes alive and finally, the kidney also normalizes.
By going through Health Recovery,
the waste in the body is expelled and the body starts to recover,
also in the order of intestine, liver, then kidney.
If we revive the intestine, => the liver comes alive => the kidney also normalizes.

Let us not forget that kidney health starts with intestinal health.