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Steam Therapy for CKD

2014-10-11 03:51

Steam Therapy for CKDSteam therapy is a common used external therapy in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Can steam therapy be applied into the treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD)? And is it good for CKD patients? If you want to have a general knowledge of steam therapy for CKD, please go on reading.

First, let’s learn more about steam therapy.

Steam therapy is guided by TCM theory. It is to choose certain herbs and then boil them in hot water. The active ingredients of herbs will become ion, which can infiltrate into the skin and go into the body to treat disease. During the process, you should expose skin into the steam.

Second, let’s see steam therapy for CKD.

-For CKD patients, their kidneys lose the ability to filter waste and toxins from the blood. As a result, a lot of waste and toxins build up in the body. With steam therapy, pores open and toxins are naturally moved out of the body so as to decrease the workload of kidneys.

-It can also relive skin itch, a common symptom of kidney disease.

-Steam therapy can expand blood vessels and speed up blood micro-circulation, which aids in dredging the channels and removing blood stasis.

-During steam therapy, you will sweat a lot, which helps reduce swelling.

Moreover, it can increase metabolism, relax muscles, improve absorption of nutrients, boost immune system.

From the above, we can see that steam therapy is good for CKD patients to recover. There are also other natural therapies for CKD patients, such as hot compress therapy, foot bath, full bath and circle therapy. Now Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital has applied these therapies for CKD patients. And they really achieve a good curative effects. If you want to learn more about them, please feel free to contact online doctor.

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