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Can Kidney Failure Result In Muscle Fatigue

2015-05-16 01:12

Can Kidney Failure Result In Muscle FatigueMany kidney failure patients complain that after walking several steps, they feel very tired. Can Kidney Failure cause muscle fatigue? If you have the similar medical condition, the following information can help you a lot.

How kidney failure cause muscle fatigue?

-Muscle fatigue is closely associated with kidney failure. Healthy kidneys make a hormone called erythropoietin that tells your body to make oxygen-carry red blood cells. As the kidneys fail, they make less EPO. Besides, the accumulated waste products shorten the lifespan of red blood cells, making the amount of red blood cells reduce further. With fewer red blood cells to carry oxygen, your muscles tire very quickly.

-Muscle fatigue can also result from lack of exercise. Because kidney failure patients are often required to have a good rest, some patients seldom do any exercise. This can make your muscles become weak.

-Kidney failure patients should follow diet restrictions. But diet restrictions do not mean you should avoid such food. When you can not absorb enough nutrients, such as protein, sodium, potassium and so on, it is likely for you to have muscle fatigue.

In addition, muscle fatigue may be caused by diabetes, sleep deprivation, low blood pressure, etc.

How to improve muscle fatigue for kidney failure patients?

First of all, you should find out what causes your muscle fatigue and then suit the remedy to the case. For example, to improve anemia, to do some exercise regularly, to follow a healthy diet, etc. It is also necessary for you to repair the damaged kidneys and improve kidney function. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, there are many therapies to help you, such as 4M treatment and 7 external therapies. They can set up a good blood environment for kidney self-healing. They can also provide the damaged kidneys with essential nutrients to speed up recovery. Therefore, they are worthy a try.

Can kidney failure cause muscle fatigue? Yes, muscle fatigue is a common symptom of kidney failure. If you would like to know more information about kidney failure, please leave a message below or send emails to kidneycares@hotmail.com.

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