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Medicated Bath

Overview of Medicated Bath

Overview of medicated bath

Medicated bath have its own unique curative effect to kidney diseases, which is attached much importance by the medical field. It is for thousands of years that medicated bath have been used for treatment in china. It is recorded that medicated bath was started since Zhou dynasty which is one of Chinese dynasties between B.C. 1046 to B.C. 771. Through thousands of years' experience, many recipes for medicated bath have been handed down in china.

Medicated bath in Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital

Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital is one of the biggest hospitals committed to kidney diseases around the world. In fact it is one of the few hospitals to have comprehensive therapeutic methods to treat kidney diseases. The most advanced equipments for tests and experienced and specialized experts enable us to offer you the most effective treatment.

Our hospital started to provide medicated bath in 2010. In public baths, there are separated bathing pools for individual patients. Besides, we also have luxurious and comfortable single bath rooms for patients' need. More than 20 specialized nurses serve to direct and help patients to have medicated bath.

All the herbs in recipes are planted, processed, stored, and boiled by our hospital. We never buy Chinese herbs or medicine for we have our own good filed to plant herbs and pharmaceutical factory to process them. Thereby the herbs are all safety for human body.

Now we have seven recipes of Chinese herbs for patients with different kidney diseases. These recipes are worked out by the most experienced and renowned experts in Chinese medical field. They can dredge the tiny blood vessels, accelerate the microcirculation, discharge toxic substances, and adjust the electrolyte and acid-based balance etc in order to reduce the level of blood sugar, serum creatinine, blood fat, uric acid, high blood pressure and eliminate protein and blood in urine. Most patients feel comfortable and many symptoms are remitted after the medicated bath.

Procedure of Medicated Bath

First, the nurses should make sure you are not too full or starved before the medicated bath. Besides, they also will check whether you are suitable to have medicated bath.

Second, the nurses give you ultrasonic therapy before your medicated bath. They use the ultrasonic probe to massage the kidney range on your back for 10 minutes.

Third, nurses dilute the prepared concentrated Chinese herbs decoction which is produced by our own pharmaceutical factory. Then soak your body in the medicated fluid for 40 minutes, which makes you sweat much. Nurses will serve nearby and provide herbs tea to add water for your body.

The medicated fluid should be kept between 37℃ to 39℃ during all the time of bathing. If you have dizzy, allergy or other adverse symptoms, you should told nurse timely and stop bathing immediately.

Fourth, you are not permitted to go to your ward immediately after finishing the medicated bath, for you may catch cold otherwise. You should stay in the bathroom for two hours of sleep.

Fifth, before you go to ward, the nurses will tell you the tips after medicated bath, such as no cold or flu, no cold food and drink, enough sleep, keeping warm and so on.

Sixth, one course of treatment of medicated bath contains 4-5 times and you had better to have medicated bath every 3 or 4 days for a better curative effect.

Functions and Contraindication

Functions of ultrasound therapy

1. Ultrasound can give a massage to the cells in kidneys for the ultrasonic vibration can arouse the movement of substances in cells. It can promote the metabolism, accelerate the blood and lymph circulation, improve the anaerobic condition of cells and enhance the ability of regeneration. Thereby it can promote the cells in kidney to discharge more toxic substance during the medicated bath.

2. The body tissues can absorb the energy of ultrasound and change it into the heat, which lead to the increase of body temperature. The heat increases the blood circulation and boosts the enzyme activity in kidneys.

3. Ultrasound can reduce the inflammation in kidneys and remit the acidosis. Besides it can facilitate the blood vessels' formation and promote renal cells to generate in kidneys.

Function of medicated bath

1. Through the skin the ingredients of herbs can be absorbed into blood, tissues and organs. Thereby medicated bath can regulate the body tissues by the absorption of skin so as to increase the body's immunity.

2. Many herbs in the recipes mainly dilate blood vessels and accelerate the microcirculation in order to bring the ingredients which are effective to renal diseases to kidneys directly.

3. Mediated bath is very effective for the patients who have diabetic nephropathy, nephritis, renal failure, ESRD, hyperuricemia, rheumatic disease, Allergic skin, dry skin, purpura, lupus, Nephrotic syndrome, IgA nephropathy etc.

4. Mediated bath enable patients with kidney diseases to have much sweat in order to discharge more toxic substances from the body, which is what most patients want and need.

Contraindication of medicated bath

1. patients who have a too high blood pressure

2. Patients who always have much more sweat than normal people when in a hot weather or environment

3. patients who have wounds

4. patients with a serious heart disease

5. patients who are allergic to medicated bath