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Is Iron-Deficiency Anemia Associated with Kidney Disease

2014-10-27 15:41

Is Iron-Deficiency Anemia Associated with Kidney Disease“Is iron-deficiency anemia associated with my kidney disease?” Almost all kidney patients have anemia more or less. With anemia, you will have cold limbs and pale skin, feel shortness of breath and weak, etc. It sometimes can cause heart disease so as to threaten your life. Now let’s find the answer to the question referred just now together in the following article.

Kidney disease can cause iron-deficiency anemia.

Healthy kidneys secrete enough erythropoietin to stimulate bone marrow to make red blood cells, while the diseased kidneys affect the secretion of erythropoietin so that the number of red blood cells reduces, leading to anemia. Iron is is an important component of red blood cells. With the reduction of red blood cells, iron levels in the blood also decreases. When you inject erythropoietin to relieve anemia, your body needs more iron to produce red blood cells together. Besides, because of diet restriction, patients may not absorb enough iron to satisfy the need of body. All of these may lead to iron deficiency.

How to relieve iron-deficiency anemia for kidney patients?

Generally speaking, when treatment anemia, kidney patients need to take erythropoietin and iron supplement together. Only in this way can they achieve a good curative effect. Besides, you should supplement rich vitamin C, which helps your body to absorb iron.

You can also enrich the blood through diet therapy. For example, cortex lycii radicis, radix codonopsis, poria cocos, yam, prepared rehmannia root, angelica sinensis, refined honey, antler gum, rock candy and some other ingredients can cook together at a certain percentage.

Just controlling the symptoms is not enough. We should repair the damaged kidneys to eliminate the root cause. Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital has developed a set of treatment, including Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Foot Bath, Mai Kang and decoction. There are also adjunctive therapies, including Steam Therapy, Full Bath, Circle Therapy, Enema Therapy and Moxibustion. The comprehensive treatment can help you regain kidney function and alleviate symptoms.

Is iron-deficiency anemia associated with kidney disease? Yes, it is. If you want to know more information about the treatment, please contact us at kidneycares@hotmail.com. We are glad to help you.

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