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What are the Causes of Anemia in Renal Failure and How to Treat It

2015-09-30 17:29

What are the Causes of Anemia in Renal Failure and How to Treat ItWhat are the causes of anemia in renal failure and how to treat it ? As we all know, kidney disease is a progressive disease, without good control it will developed into renal failure rapidly, then many symptoms and complications will appeared one by one, and anemia is one of the common symptoms.

How is anemia related to kidney disease ?

Anemia commonly occurs in people with chronic kidney disease (CKD)—the permanent, partial loss of kidney function. Anemia might begin to develop in the early stages of CKD, when someone has 20 to 50 percent of normal kidney function. Anemia tends to worsen as CKD progresses. Most people who have total loss of kidney function, or kidney failure, have anemia

What are the causes of anemia in kidney disease ?

When kidneys are diseased or damaged, they do not make enough EPO. As a result, the bone marrow makes fewer red blood cells, causing anemia. When blood has fewer red blood cells, it deprives the body of the oxygen it needs.

Other common causes of anemia in people with kidney disease include blood loss from hemodialysis and low levels of the following nutrients found in food:

iron

vitamin B12

folic acid

These nutrients are necessary for red blood cells to make hemoglobin, the main oxygen-carrying protein in the red blood cells.

How to treat anemia in kidney failure ?

Most of the doctors will prescribe some Iron pills and other Supplements to the patients, which really are helpful for relieving this situation. But the key point to relieving anemia should be increase the lower kidney function.

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