How to Recognize, Diagnose, Prevent and Treat Rhabdomyolysis


A breakdown of skeletal muscle is medically called as rhabdomyolysis. About 26 thousand cases of rhabdomyolysis happen in the United States annually. Such damage of a skeleton may potentially lead to the excessive amount of myoglobin in the blood.

1. This hormone is responsible for keeping oxygen in the muscles. Having high levels of myoglobin due to rhabdomyolysis may result in kidney damage.