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Five Factors Causing Malnutrition in ESRD Patients

2014-05-06 08:42

Five Factors Causing Malnutrition in ESRD PatientsHere we will mostly introduce five causes of malnutrition in ESRD patients. Malnutrition is a most leading symptom of ESRD, which can do harm to patients with ESRD very much. In this case, immunity can be lowered, and anemia or nauseas can occur. Then see the below:

Firstly, deposition of toxins and wastes.

Large quantities of wastes can build up in body. In this way, many parts of body can be affected. And gastrointestinal tract can also be affected, making function of absorption decrease largely. Thus, malnutrition can be resulted with ESRD.

Secondly, acidosis

Due to imbalance of electrolyte in ERSD, acidosis can occur very commonly, so that protein or amino acid can be prevented from absorbing. Thus, malnutrition can be caused at last.

Thirdly, inflammation or infection in kidney

In ESRD, inflammation and infection in kidney can affect absorption of nutrition, leading to malnutrition finally.

Fourth, bad appetite

As patients with ESRD have serious poor appetite, they are reluctant to eat food, resulting in malnutrition finally.

Fifth, dialysis

Patients with ESRD are always recommended to do dialysis to replace kidney to filter the blood. However, dialysis can do harm to health with many side effects. Some bad effects can contribute to malnutrition.

Then how to treat it in ESRD?

Recovery of kidney function can be the best way to solve this problem. Chinese herbal medicines have good properties like: promote blood circulation, expand blood vessels, prevent inflammation and repair kidney damage. In this way, kidney function can be under recovery step by step.

Thus, Chinese herbal medicines are very beneficial for patients with ESRD very much, if you want to know more, or have any question, please contact us freely.

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