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What Causes Metabolic Acidosis In Renal Failure?

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Why Does Renal Failure Cause Metabolic Acidosis

Why Does Renal Failure Cause Metabolic Acidosis Renal failure patients will have many symptoms and discomforts among which metabolic acidosis, water and electrolytes disorders are the most common. Metabolic acidosis is due to excessive accumulation of acidic substances in the blood due to diminished renal filtering functions. Metabolic acidosis can cause the patients to have the following clinical symptoms such as loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, long and deep breath, etc. These symptoms will become more obvious and serious when the clearance rate of creatinine falls below 25ml/min and serum creatinine level is significantly elevated. If left untreated, metabolic acidosis, along with renal hypertension, high blood potassium, fluid and sodium retention, anemia can cause heart failure, arrhythmia and myocardial damages, therefore it is very important to seek proper treatments as soon as possible. Healthy kidneys have the functions of maintaining acid-base balances, in case of kidney failure this function is severely affected and the impaired kidneys can not remove metabolic acidic materials such as phosphoric acid and sulfuric acid from the blood. They will accumulate in Continue reading >>

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  1. Vega

    I was shopping at Fiesta today and they have a good selection of untypical meats. I thought I'd check and see if they had beef tongue. It was $8 a pound. I had bought all sorts of things lately like ribeye, brisket, boneless beef ribs, and chuck steaks for no more than $5 a pound. I was shocked that something like tongue would be so expensive.

  2. Chris_W

    I hope not; it will probably get too expensive.

    Tongue is a great LC/ZC protein. It's tender and has a nice texture and flavor.

  3. jmbundy

    It has been really popular here for a while, prime porterhouse is cheaper than tongue here.

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