Viva – Many myths circulating the consumption of hypertensive drugs can be dangerous to the body, especially the kidneys. In addition, hypertension medications consumed for life are said to cause damage to kidney function.
Kidney is one of the important organs of the human body. Kidney function is especially important for removing unwanted substances from the body.
Is it dangerous to take hypertension medication for life against the kidneys? The answer is myth.
"There are a lot of myths circulating hypertensive drugs that are consumed for life, which can damage the kidneys," said Dr. UKK, a member of the IDAI Kidney Society. "Stopping medication can damage your kidneys." then.
Hypertensive conditions that require taking medication to stabilize the condition for a long time. Untreated hypertension can cause damage to multiple organs in the body, including the kidneys.
"Stopping hypertension can damage the kidneys, damage the brain, and cause a stroke," he said.
Hypertension in general can damage the blood vessels of the body. In the kidney, many vessels play an important role in functioning.
"So adjusting to high blood pressure is still recommended by taking medication to avoid damaging the kidneys." (mus)