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Fatigue in CKD What are the Causes and How to Treat It

2015-06-03 17:45

Fatigue in CKD What are the Causes and How to Treat ItFatigue in chronic kidney disease what are the causes and how to treat it ? Fatigue is one common symptoms of chronic kidney disease, but it really affect people’s life greatly. So how to solve this problem has become one of the hot topic among kidney disease patient, the following i will share you some information about the causes of it and the ways to treat it, hoping it can help you in some degree.

What are the causes of fatigue in chronic kidney disease ?

Anemia In right condition, healthy kidneys can produce enough red blood cells to transport blood. However, when kidneys are damaged, there will be shortage of EPO, in this case, anemia is more likely to occur. And anemia is often regarded as the major cause of fatigue.

Usage of medications In some cases, usage of medicines can also lead to fatigue, for instance, antihypertensive drugs and antidepressants.

Strict diet management To lighten the strain of kidneys, patients should control their diet strictly. And the shortage of vitamin B12 and iron may lead to this symptom.

How to treat fatigue in chronic kidney disease ?

EPO supplements To increase the amount of red blood cells and rectify fatigue, your doctors may prescribe you with some EPO supplements.

Dietary changes the supplement of folic acid, vitamin B12, iron, etc are also necessary. meanwhile, some high-quality protein foods, whole grain foods, fresh fruits and vegetables can be added to your daily dietary plan.

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy this is the key point to solve this problem, it can solve it by improving kidney function. If you want to know more details about it, you can chat with our online doctor.

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