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What can Cause Mental Confusion for Kidney Failure Patients

2014-01-27 07:05

What can Cause Mental Confusion for Kidney Failure PatientsWhat can cause mental confusion for kidney failure patients? Mental confusion is a common symptoms for kidney failure patients especially in the advanced kidney failure, and mental confusion will make patients feel sicker. In this article we will introduce the cause and treatment of mental confusion for kidney failure patients.

What can cause mental confusion for kidney failure patients?

- Accumulation of toxins in blood

As we know, kidneys have function of clearing blood, which can help filtering wastes and toxins in blood, and this can help regulate the overall health of the body. When the kidneys are damaged, they will fail to work, and the bad substances will build up in blood, which may affect brain and cause mental confusion.

- Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia can cause confusion, because the normal function of brain requires a steady supply of energy, and the form of glucose-sugars reaped from carbohydrates in food.

- Hypocalcaemia

Because of kidney damage, patients will suffer from decreasing of calcium level, which may cause serious mental problems such as confusion.

- Medicine

For kidney failure patients, they may take some medicines to control their symptoms or pain, which may cause side-effect of mental confusion.

How to treat mental confusion for kidney failure patients?

From above we can know the common causes of mental confusion for kidney failure patients, so patients need to first find their main cause of their mental confusion. And they need to have proper treatment to remedy the mental confusion.

However, the main cause of mental confusion for kidney failure patients is the kidney damage, so the most important thing for them is to treat their kidney disease. We recommend kidney failure patients to use Chinese therapies to remedy their kidney disease, such as Chinese herbal hot compress therapy, medicated bath and foot bath, all these can help improve the kidney function. Besides, they should also keep a kidney-friendly diet, which can help reduce kidney burden and slow down the progression of kidney failure. If you want to get a detailed information on the treatment and diet suggestions, you can contact with our experts online.

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