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Causes of Malnutrition in Kidney Failure Patients

2014-04-22 09:20

Causes of Malnutrition in Kidney Failure PatientsPatients with kidney failure are very likely to suffer from malnutrition, and they are very confused how malnutrition is caused. Here we will introduce causes of malnutrition in kidney failure, hoping helpful for you.

The below factors can contribute to malnutrition in kidney failure, please see:

1. Deposition of toxins and wastes

For patients with kidney failure, they are very prone to bad appetite, nausea and vomiting. In this way, malnutrition can be caused.

2. Electrolyte disorders

As kidney function decreases, kidney can’t regulate balance of electrolyte well, leading to disorder of electrolyte. In this way, digestive system can be affected, resulting in malnutrition.

3. Dialysis

If patients with kidney failure are on dialysis, many side effects of dialysis can occur on patients with kidney failure. In addition, low protein intake is needed. In this way, malnutrition can be led to.

4. Acidosis

As kidney can’t remove much acid from body through urine, deposition of acid can be caused. In this case, other parts can be affected, leading to malnutrition.

Besides, many other symptoms or complications can cause malnutrition like heart disease or cardiovascular problems.

Malnutrition makes patients have lower immunity, causing further harm to kidney. Thus, it is important to treat malnutrition effectively.

Then how to treat it in kidney failure?

Chinese medicines can help patients with kidney failure repair kidney damage and alleviate symptoms or complications very well, what is more, kidney function can revive gradually. This is because Chinese medicines have the below properties:

1. Prevent kidney inflammation and infection

2. Promote blood circulation

3. Expand blood vessels

4. Supply rich nutrients

5. Degrade fibrosis

Through Chinese medicines treatment, malnutrition can be treated very effectively.

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