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Sleep Disorder And Leg Cramp in Kidney Failure

2013-09-17 16:33

Kidney failure is a disorder in which the kidneys fail to work adequately.Sleep disorder and leg cramp are common complaints in the condition.How to relieve these two conditions and help the patients live a better life?

Sleep disorder in kidney failure

Sleepless nights or disrupted patterns are often experienced by those living with the kidney failure.The disorder is attributed to variables.

Restless leg syndrome can occur in some cases of kidney failure.It is a condition in which the patients feel uncomfortable sensation in their legs.Restless leg syndrome can make the patients wake up in the middle of of the night.

Sleep apnea is one cause of sleep disorder in kidney failure. It is a condition which can causes your breathing to be interrupted or stopped during sleep.Snoring is a sign of sleep apnea.

As kidneys are impaired significantly,high levels of toxins and wastes will build up in body.High accumulation of wastes in blood can cause the patients feel ill and uncomfortable.This could make sleeping difficult and sleep disorder.

How to relieve sleep disorder in kidney failure?Email to kidneycares@hotmail.com  for more suggestions.

Leg cramp in kidney failure

Leg cramp can make the patients feel very painful and even make them unable to walk. It can result from a variety of causes.

One of the causes for leg cramp is thought to be fluid and electrolyte imbalance like low calcium and low potassium.This is because the failed kidney can not work properly.

Another possible cause of leg cramp in kidney failure is nerve damage which is particularly common in kidney disease in Diabetes.Also,high levels of wastes and toxins can contribute to damage to nerve system.

The above conditions can lower the patients life quality significantly. As the sleep disorder and leg cramp result from reduced renal function, to control them completely, you should have to treat as a whole.

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