Kidney patients

Kidney patients are increasing due to adulterated food and medicine Big Problem Sumon Hossain (32) is working as a computer operator in a private company.

His wife’s two kidneys have been crippled for two years. Dialysis at a government hospital two days a week costs 1,120 rupees. Sumon’s kidney dialysis alone costs Rs 6,620 per month. Kidney patients With the addition of medicines, doctors, travel costs more than 10 thousand rupees per month for treatment. Although there is interest in transplant, kidney is not matching. Sumon has joined the battle of life to save his wife who is suffering from kidney disease.

Kidney patients

Kidney patients are constantly increasing in the country. About 20 million people are suffering from kidney disease. Kidney patients Consumption of adulterated food and drugs is increasing kidney patients. This disease is also increasing with the use of extra drugs. People with diabetes and hypertension have a higher risk of developing kidney disease. The treatment of kidney disease is quite expensive and the relatives of the patient are struggling to bear the cost.

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Former Vice Chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) and President of Bangladesh Renal Association Prof. Kidney patients Dr. Muhammad Rafiqul Alam told Bangladesh Pratidin, “In the last 10-15 years, kidney disease has become terrible in the country. Kidney disease is called silent killer.

Symptoms appear in most cases after kidney damage. The number of people suffering from nephritis and kidney disease is increasing exponentially. Kidney patients This is usually due to adulteration of food, excessive use of drugs, use of adulterated drugs. You can’t buy medicine from a pharmacy if you want to. There is a need for a doctor’s prescription. But in our country anyone can go to the pharmacy and buy antibiotics. Harmful painkillers are always available. These drugs cause severe damage to the kidneys.

“Some countries in Asia and Africa are experiencing a type of kidney disease,” he said. Kidney patients Scientists call it the chronic kidney disease of unknown cause.Kidney disease without cause. In these patients, the use of pesticides or preservatives in grains and vegetables is much higher than tolerable. They usually contain heavy metals like Almea, Admia or Arsenic. As a result of eating these for a long time, it is seen that they are getting chronic kidney disease. Such problems are most prevalent in Sri Lanka. Such patients are also found in Bangladesh and India.

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On March 22, law enforcement arrested two people for making and distributing counterfeit drugs. Fraudsters used to sell expensive medicines of well-known companies at home. These counterfeit medicines are being traded in collaboration with the pharmacies around the government big hospital. These adulterated drugs are destroying the function of the kidneys.

Soylab market for adulterated products. Factory dyes are being used in the name of ‘food grade’ in various soft drinks. Purple, onion, chop are being fried in long burning oil. Chili powder is used in chilli powder. As a result, the risk of kidney disease is increasing. According to the World Health Organization, about 600 million people worldwide get sick each year from eating adulterated and contaminated food. Of these, 4 lakh 42 thousand people died.

In addition, 1 lakh 25 thousand of the 43 percent children under the age of five died due to eating contaminated food. According to a research report by the Save the Environment Movement (PABA), two lakh people in the country are suffering from kidney disease every year due to consumption of adulterated food alone. Center for Kidney Diseases and Urology (CKD) Hospital Professor Swadhinata Award-winning physician. Kamrul Islam told Bangladesh Pratidin that ‘food bought from outside is mixed with various unhealthy ingredients.

Dyes harmful to the body, preservatives, formalin are used. Excess oil is used for flavoring. Kidney patients These ingredients put people at health risk. These foods increase the risk of kidney disease. Many ingredients create long-term wounds and give rise to incurable diseases. So you have to stay away from these foods. The habit of eating food prepared in a healthy way at home should be developed. He also urged traders to refrain from adulterating their food. Less than 1 percent of the country’s kidney patients have access to kidney transplants.

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However, if the kidney disease can be diagnosed at an early stage, the treatment can be cured. But there are not enough nephrologists in Bangladesh.

Kidney patients Due to high medical expenses, many people are stopping treatment in the middle. Awareness, adequacy of physicians and treatment and amendment of legal rules for collection of kidneys of the deceased can reduce the death bite of kidney disease, doctors said. Kidney transplantation is being hampered due to legal constraints. According to the Human Organ Transplantation Act 1999, no one other than a blood relative can donate a kidney.

Chairman of the Department of Nephrology, BSMMU, Prof. Md. Nazrul Islam told Bangladesh Pratidin, “Adulterated food and drugs have harmful effects on human kidneys.

Kidney patients ” Many people take painkillers without consulting a doctor. Apart from this, those who eat roots and bakar in the name of herbal for a long time also have an effect on the kidneys. Junk food has a detrimental effect on the kidneys. The specialist doctor further said, ‘Kidney disease is usually of two types, acute and slow. Dialysis and transplant are arranged in case of slow. Dialysis should be done at least twice a week.

The relatives of the patient have to spend a large amount on a regular basis. The cost of transplant is less than that. If there is no legal complication between the kidney donor and the recipient, the transplant can be done in our hospital at a cost of around Rs 2 lakh. The draft is in the final stages of collecting kidney of the deceased to increase kidney collection for transplant. It will soon see the light of day. ‘

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