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Why ESRD Causes Breathing Difficulty

2014-09-09 07:35

Why ESRD Causes Breathing DifficultyBreathing difficulty is a common complaint of ESRD patients. As a matter as fact, when they find that there is kidney function impairment, breathing difficulty may occur, but it may be so slight that you do not realize it. Why ESRD causes breathing difficulty?

Causes of breathing difficulty for ESRD patients


Anemia usually occurs among kidney patients, because the damaged kidneys can not secrete enough erythropoietin to produce red blood cells. Besides, the accumulated waste shortens the lifespan of red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen to all parts of your body, so anemia can make you lack of oxygen and then you may have difficulty in breathing.

-High blood pressure

The damaged kidneys can not regulate blood pressure, so high blood pressure is very common for ESRD patients. It may make the heart muscle thicken so that there is less space for the oxygen-rich blood to flow and then breathing difficulty occurs.

In addition, serious fluid retention, metabolic acidosis and side effects of medications can also lead to breathing difficulty.

How to ease breathing difficulty for ESRD patients?

According to the causes of breathing difficulty, you should choose different ways, for example, taking iron supplements and erythropoietin to ease anemia, ACEI and ARB to lower blood pressure, diuretics to relieve edema, etc. However, this can only help you get the symptom in remission, while there is kidney damage. If you want to eliminate all the symptoms, you should repair the damaged kidneys and improve kidney function.

In kidney disease hospital China, there are particular therapies such as Foot Bath, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, medicated soup and Mai Kang Mixture. They can cleanse waste from the blood, improve blood circulation and increase blood flow to kidneys so as to improve ischemia and anoxia. Besides, immune complexes can be taken away from kidneys with blood circulation, which can inhibit kidney inflammation. Moreover, they can stop kidney fibrosis by degrading extracellular matrix. With comprehensive treatment, your damaged kidneys can gradually regain their ability.

Though your kidney disease has developed to end stage, it can not halt you from living a good life. For more information, please contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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