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How to Lower High Potassium Level in Kidney Failure

2014-10-21 15:34

How to Lower High Potassium Level in Kidney FailureHow to lower high potassium level in Kidney Failure ? High potassium level often occurs in the advanced stage of renal failure, especially for people with little urine output, even no urination. There are two ways to solve this problem that is diet and treatment, next let us see some details about them.

A. Changes in your diet can help both prevent and treat high potassium levels. You may be asked to:

Limit or avoid asparagus, avocados, potatoes, tomatoes or tomato sauce, winter squash, pumpkin, and cooked spinach

Limit or avoid oranges and orange juice, nectarines, Kiwis, raisins, or other dried fruit, bananas, cantaloupe, honeydew, prunes, and nectarines

Avoid taking salt substitutes if you are asked to eat a low-salt diet

B. Your doctor may make the following changes to your medicines:

Reduce or stop potassium supplements

Stop or change the doses of medicines you are taking, such as ones for heart disease and high blood pressure

Take a certain type of water pill to reduce potassium and fluid levels if you have chronic kidney failure

C. Follow your health care provider's directions when taking your medicines:

Do not stop or start taking medicines without first talking to your health care provider

Take your medicines on time

Always tell your health care provider about any other medicines, vitamins, or supplements you are taking

D. The most important thing is to find a proper treatment that is the key point for the treatment of this problem. Dialysis can help to lower the high potassium level in a short time, but it will back to the high level again, even higher. So people are looking for some permanent ways to replace it. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is the right cure, it can lower the high potassium level by improving the kidney function. If you want to know more details about it or need any help in curing kidney disease, please contact our online doctor directly.

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