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Why Do Kidney Failure Patients Have Cardiovascular Disease

2019-05-15 10:19

Cardiovascular Disease,Kidney FailureIt's not uremia that really kills many people with kidney disease, it's cardiovascular disease. Following this article to get answer, or you can consult ONLINE DOCTOR directly in free.

Data show that cardiovascular diseases account for more than half of all deaths in dialysis nephropathy patients.

Why do nephropathy patients have cardiovascular disease?

Kidney is an important organ of the human body, which participates in regulating various life metabolic activities. Once damaged, abnormal metabolism of blood pressure, blood lipid, uric acid and so on will occur. Excessive blood lipid will continuously deposit in the vascular wall. Over time, plaque will form, leading to atherosclerosis, leading to cardiovascular diseases such as myocardial infarction and other fatal complications, and cardiovascular diseases will also increase. Severe kidney disease, a vicious circle; high blood pressure will aggravate and accelerate atherosclerosis; some studies have shown that high uric acid (hyperuricemia) will increase the risk of cardiovascular death by 4.77 times.

Therefore, patients with nephropathy should actively prevent the advent of cardiovascular disease and minimize physical damage in the early stage or just after the discovery of nephropathy.

1. Prevent overweight and prolong life

Obesity can be said to be the "source of all diseases". Obesity can cause disorders of the endocrine system, which can easily lead to diabetes, hyperlipidemia and other diseases (indirect injury of kidney); obesity and little exercise can increase the burden of heart and kidney, lead to heart disease, kidney disease, hypertension, etc. Obesity can not only directly and indirectly damage the kidney, but also cause a variety of cancers, making the health of the body greatly affected. Threats. Therefore, maintaining normal weight is beneficial to the health and longevity of multiple organs such as kidneys.

2. Avoid secondary kidney injury and help reduce kidney burden

If nephropathy patients still let themselves go after illness, often staying up late, smoking and drinking, eating high-salt, high-fat and high-oil food, not treating in time after cold infection or taking too much medicine on their own without doctor's advice, they will only hurt the kidney again and be closer to renal failure.

Adhering to good diet and exercise habits and actively cooperating with medication can effectively reduce the burden of kidney and protect the residual renal function.

3. Keep blood pressure and lipid stable and keep kidney failure away

Nephrotic patients in daily life must actively control blood pressure, blood lipids and so on, to cover the kidney with a protective film, to avoid uremia.


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