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What Are the Side Effects of Dialysis

2016-02-27 09:09

What Are the Side Effects of DialysisDialysis is the most commonly used treatment for kidney failure patients, and it is regarded as a life-saving treatment to prolong the life expectancy of kidney failure patients. However, many dialysis patients suffer from the side effects after a long term of treatment. Then what are the side effects of dialysis?

Here are some of the side effects that can be caused by dialysis.

1. Hypotension

Due to the stress of acrdiovascular system, dialysis patients are at high risk of getting sudden drop in blood pressure, which can lead to the hypotension. It can be controlled by medications. In addition, you can also take Medicated Bath, which is a natural therapy to regulate the blood pressure naturally.

2. Anemia

Long term dialysis will cause the kidneys failed completely, and it will make the kidneys fail to work, which can cause the lack of erythropoietin. This is a kind of hormone produced by kidneys to produce red blood cells. So it will cause anemia for patients. In addition, during dialysis, it can also cause the loss of red blood cells and lead to anemia as well.

3. Restless leg syndrome

Restless leg syndrome is also a common side effect that can cause the patients to keep moving their legs as a result of the leg nerves and muscles creating a crawly or prickly sensation.

4. Itchy skin and dry skin

Dry skin and itchy skin is suffered easily in dialysis, especially in the winter. It can be cause the lack of water, high phosphorus level in blood and some other factors. You can use the soaps to relieve the dry skin and itchy skin.

5. Cramps, nausea and headache

Cramps, nausea, headache are also common side effects of dialysis, which are flu-like symptoms. When you get these symptoms, you need to talk with your doctor, and they will have regulate your dialysis and control the symptoms.

Above are some of the side effects of dialysis, and some of the side effects will affect your normal life severely. So many patients want to get rid of dialysis and live a better life. In our hospital, Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital, we can give you the alternative treatment to restore your kidney function and stop your dialysis. If you want to learn more information, you can leave a message below, or you can also send e-mail to kidneycares@hotmail.com, we can give more help.

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