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How To Improve The Life Quality Of Patients On Long-term Dialysis

2015-07-30 02:07

How To Improve The Life Quality Of Patients On Long-term DialysisIf dialysis is required, it usually indicates that kidney disease has developed to end stage renal disease. Dialysis is necessary for uremia patients but long-term of dialysis will make patient’ life quality become worse. Well then, how to improve their life quality?

1. The key point is to prolong the time of hemodialysis.

If dialysis is done three times a week and eight hours at a time can control blood pressure well and reduce mortality. Besides, if dialysis time is extended, it is good for reduce the accumulation of phosphorus in blood, improve anemia, reduce the risk of heart failure and reduce the fatal consequence of hyperkalemia.

2. The second point is to eat wisely.

Patients should balance their diet every day, and eat fruits and vegetables. However, due to limitation on fluid, potassium and phosphorus, patients usually cannot get enough vitamin and antioxidant. In addition to low phosphorus and potassium fruits and vegetables, extending dialysis time is also necessary.

3. It is vital to eat nutrition foods correctly.

Dialysis will consume a lot of physical strength and energy, especially the cardiovascular activity. Therefore, nutrition foods can recover your strength quickly, particularly for reducing the risk of heart failure.

4. Adequate sleep and proper exercise can boost immunity.

Aside from heart disease, infection is the second cause of death in kidney disease patients. Therefore, in order to live a healthy dialysis life, it is very important to improve immunity. Adequate sleep and proper exercise can boost immunity greatly.

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