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How to Deal with Prednisone Fatigue

2015-02-28 03:49

How to Deal with Prednisone FatigueFor kidney patients, prednisone is not uncommon. It is often used to block inflammatory response in the kidneys and decrease the permeability of capillaries so as to stop protein leakage. But prednisone has many side effects if used for long-term, one of which is fatigue. How to deal with prednisone fatigue? Fatigue may affect your life and work. Therefore, importance should be attached.

Tips to help you improve prednisone fatigue

-Doing some gentle exercise in the daily can boost your energy so as to improve fatigue. Walking, jogging, yoga and tai chi are usually recommended.

-Exercise is good, but you should strike a balance between exercise and rest. A good rest helps you improve fatigue as well.

-If you have had enough the side effects of prednisone, you can use some Chinese medicine together to counteract prednisone. The combination of prednisone and Chinese medicine makes up respective shortcomings. The characteristic treatment of Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital is such treatment. 4M treatment (Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Mai Kang Composition, Medicated Bath and Medical Soup), Enema therapy, Acupuncture and Moxibustion are the common used therapies. According to the different medical conditions of patients, we can help you make the most suitable treatment plan. After a period of treatment, you will become energetic and your kidney function will also be improved.

Besides prednisone, you should take anemia into consideration. Anemia is also a contribution to fatigue.

Anemia is a common complication of kidney disease. It means there are not enough red blood cells to transport oxygen to your muscles so that you get tired easily. In such case, iron supplements and EPO injection may be helpful for you to boost energy.

How to deal with prednisone fatigue. If you are interested in our treatment, you can send your medical test report to kidneycares@hotmail.com. After analyzing your case, our doctor will give you some treatment suggestions.

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