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What Is The Cause Of Shivering In Dialysis

2015-07-03 09:42

What Is The Cause Of Shivering In DialysisWith dialysis treatment, patients may suffer from many and various discomforts. Shiver is a common complication in dialysis. Well, what is the cause of shivering in dialysis?

Possible causes of shivering in dialysis

1. Uremia will cause lesion of nervous system. At this time, patients will suffer from shivering.

2. Kidney failure is often associated with electrolyte disorder so patients should pay more attention to their calcium and potassium. During dialysis, with the loss of potassium and calcium ions in blood, the muscle system is stimulated, leading to shivering.

3. Shivering in dialysis can be a sign of infection. The patients with kidney failure are already immunocompromised and more susceptible to infection. Additionally, the process of receiving dialysis necessarily breaks the body’s skin barrier, thus further increasing a patient’s risk of getting infection.

The management of shivering in dialysis

Adequate dialysis, adjust dialysate concentration and some medications can have a good control of shivering from dialysis. However, dialysis patients are often bothered by other complications like muscle cramp, low blood pressure and nausea. To live a high quality life, dialysis patients must try their best to reverse kidney function.

To reverse kidney function, the best treatment option is Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. This therapy is herbal-based treatment. Two herbal bags are put on patients’ Shen Shu acupoint. Patients just need to lie on bed to take this treatment. Two bags are filled with micronized herbs according to specific physical condition. With the help of osmosis device, the active ingredients can be infiltrated into damaged kidneys directly. Because the effective ingredients can go into nidus directly, it avoids stimulating the stomach. Through dilating blood vessels, preventing inflammation and coagulation, degrading extracellular matrix and providing necessary nutrients for damaged kidneys, kidney function can be improved gradually. When kidney function is reversed to a certain degree, kidney failure patients can get rid of dialysis. Thus, shiver and other complications will disappear.

Of course, we also have other Chinese Medicine Treatment like foot bath, enema therapy, Mai Kang Mixture and steaming therapy, etc. If you want to learn more information about these therapies, you can leave a message below or send email to kidneycares@hotmail.com. We will reply you as soon as possible.

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