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What Causes Shortness of Breath in A Dialysis Patient

2015-05-12 14:42

What Causes Shortness of Breath in A Dialysis PatientWhat causes shortness of breath in a dialysis patient ? As we all know that dialysis is a life-maintain treatment, it may bring some side-effect while relieve those symptoms of kidney disease, and shortness of breath is one of the most common one.

What causes shortness of breath in dialysis patient ?

Fluid retention is one of the mainly reasons of shortness of breath. For people in the later stage of Chronic Kidney Disease, these normal amounts of fluid may cause problems. Too much fluid can build up in the body and be dangerous. The goal of fluid restriction is to help patients feel comfortable before, during and after dialysis sessions. Even though dialysis remove excess fluid and wastes out of body, it is not as effective as healthy kidneys. The build up of too much fluid causes swelling and increase blood pressure, which makes the heart work harder. Too much fluid can even build up in the lungs, making it difficult for patients to breath, which becomes a possible reason of shortness of breath on dialysis

Except fluid retention, anemia and low/high blood pressure also can be the reasons of shortness of breath, so as a dialysis patient when you are in such a situation, you should tell your doctor and let them help you to find the underlying causes and then take corresponding measures.

But no matter how, as a dialysis patient you should find some other assistant treatment to relieve those side-effects of dialysis. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy as one of the innovation of traditional Chinese Herb Medicine it can help dialysis patient live better by relieving those side effects of dialysis. What’s more, it may help patient get rid of dialysis gradually by improving the lower kidney function.

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