Irregular Heartbeats Can Worsens Kidney Health

Adults with irregular heartbeat, should be more aware of some issues that threaten health. Someone who is experiencing problems with his kidneys, can develop rapidly into a chronic stage in bad heart condition.

Disorders irregular heartbeat in adults, known as atrial fibrillation. Recent studies show that people who have kidney disease and have atrial fibrillation, tend to be very risk of stroke and death.

Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research conducted a study involving 206,229 patients with kidney disease. After passing through the 5-year study, researchers monitor the condition of his health back.

According to a statement from UCSF, approximately 16,400 kidney patients develop atrial fibrillation. Approximately 67 percent of this amount are more likely to develop kidney disease to a chronic level, can even lead to death.

"The new findings show that people who have kidney failure or kidney problems, must guard against developing atrial fibrillation," said Nisha Bansal, assistant professor of Nephrology at UCSF.

The results are then published in the January issue of the journal Circulation, as reported health.India, Tuesday (22/01/2013).

"Some studies have also shown that even in healthy people, the long-term impact of atrial fibrillation increases the risk of renal adverse conditions," said Alan S. Go, study author and director of Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research.