Anemia in Kidney Failure How to Treat It2015-01-13 11:44
Kidney failure patient will experience kinds of symptoms and complications, anemia is one of them, it will make people weakness and tired. So the treatment of it is concernd with many kidney disease patients. Then how to treat anemia in kidney failure ?
What is anemia ?
Anemia is a condition in which the body has fewer red blood cells than normal. Red blood cells carry oxygen to tissues and organs throughout the body and enable them to use energy from food.
What causes anemia in chronic kidney disease ?
Healthy kidneys produce a hormone called erythropoietin (EPO). A hormone is a chemical produced by the body and released into the blood to help trigger or regulate particular body functions. EPO prompts the bone marrow to make red blood cells, which then carry oxygen throughout the body.
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.
How to treat anemia in kidney failure ?
From the above we know that anemia in kidney disease is caused by kidney damage, so if we want to treat anemia in this disease, we should take measures to repair the damaged kidneys. But it may need take some times, so before that you should take some medicines. Iron pills may help improve iron and hemoglobin levels. vitamin supplements can treat low levels of vitamin B12 or folic acid and help treat anemia. If a patient’s hemoglobin falls too low, a health care provider may prescribe a red blood cell transfusion.
As for the treatment, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is one of the best ways, it can solve the kidney problem from its root by improving the kidney function.
If you have other questions about kidney failure or need any help in treating it, do not hestitant to contact our online doctor directly, we will try our best to help you.
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