My good friend who is a heart patient, high blood pressure, A Diabetic with Diabetic neuropathy, Fibromyalgia and severe back pain that requires a monthly visit to the back pain clinic. The sweetest person you would ever want to know when she is having good days.
Here is what happened. One day she was mildly complaining that was she having problems to void. The second day she started complaining more then the previous day and was walking slower then normal to the restroom.
Well, on the third day she couldn't stay on her feet. I told her I'm taking you to the emergency room. With no waste belt I had to find someting to place around her waste to help walk her to the car.
I found some yellow nylon rope and made a fit to size with some handle loops and placed that rope around her and off we go walking to the car and holding those loops tight to keep her steady and from falling to the floor / ground.
The E.R. took her right in and before I know it, they had her in the ICU and going to be putting her on dialysis early morning.
Here is what we found that cause the kidneys to shut down.
Heart blood medicine and Ibuprofen don't mix.
Myself, I was not aware just taking Ibuprofen alone will shut down your kidneys.
While at the hospital talking with the nurses they told me they won't take Ibuprofen or drink Diet Sodas because of the Aspertame.
And here I was taking Ibuprofen, if I had a hard day. Another lesson learnt and now I no longer take Ibuprofen.
Fortunately her kidneys started back, the doctor took her off the high blood pressure medicine and absolutely no more Ibuprofen for her.
Also the doctor took her off of Plavex which is no longer needed and that is a cost savings of $174.00 a month.
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