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Constipation in Kidney Disease What are the Causes and How to Treat It

2015-02-01 17:08

Constipation in Kidney Disease What are the Causes and How to Treat ItConstipation as one of the common symptoms of kidney disease really annoyed and affect patient’s life. In the following i will share you something about the causes and the treatment of it, hoping those contents can help kidney disease patient with constipation live better.

What are the causes of constipation in kidney disease

1. Patients with kidney disease may have swelling in daily life, so they need to limit intake of water. In this way, constipation can be resulted in at last.

2. As deposition of potassium always occurs on patients with kidney disease, constipation can be caused.

3. Some medicines patients with kidney disease should have in daily life can lead to side effects, which can cause constipation.

How to treat constipation in kidney disease ?

1.Take some medicines like Senna, Peri-Colace, Dulcolax, Fleets enema, Lactulose, all of them are helpful for relieving constipation in kidney disease

2. In addition, patients with constipation are highly recommended to eat food in high fiber which can be helpful to improve constipation a lot. The below are good choices:

Strawberries,blueberries,apples,grapes, peaches, carrots, etc.

3. Taking regular exercise can also be very beneficial for patients to alleviate constipation by enhancing immunity and eliminating toxins. And low intake of phosphorus, potassium, protein and salt are very necessary for patients with kidney disease, and if edema is very serious, water should be limited in daily life.

4.Though medication can help alleviate constipation, it can not solve the problem fundamentally. Because the root is kidney function problems, and recovery of kidney function can help treat constipation very well. Chinese medicines can achieve this goal by repairing kidney damage and preventing kidney inflammation.

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