How to Manage Severe Stomach Cramps in Dialysis2016-11-19 16:48
Muscle cramps is a common complication of dialysis, many dialysis patient will experience cramps in stomach. According to the research, there are various causes can lead to stomach cramps such as low body magnesium, low blood sodium concentration and caritine deficiency.
How to manage severe stomach cramps in dialysis patient?
Minimize weight gain between dialysis, that is to restrict your fluid.
The more you take in fluid, the more you have to take off to get your dry weight. The more taken off, the more likely you will get cramps.
Keep a proper dry weight
If your blood pressure is low, you have no edema and you are cramping, you may need to have your dry weight increased.
Take carnitine pills
If you have lots of cramps, your doctor may measure a carnitine level in your blood. If your level is low, you can be given canitine levels, which can help prevent cramps.
Some of you already use quinine, it can prevent cramps at the beginning of dialysis. It is best if you take it 1-2 hours prior to dialysis.
Improve your renal function with Chinese medicines
There are many Chinese Medicines are helpful for treating kidney disease, such as Medicated Bath, Medicated Foot Bath, Mai Kang Mixture, Moxibustion Therapy, Steaming Therapy, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and Enema Therapy, etc. Cooperated with each other, they can improve your renal function through expanding blood vessels, improve your blood microcirculation, degrading extracellular matrix, providing nutrients and removing blood stasis. When renal function is recovered, your symptoms can be relieved from the root. It is also possible for someone to get rid of dialysis. And then stomach cramps from dialysis will disappear naturally.
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