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Can Kidney Failure Affect Bowel Movement

2015-08-26 09:54

Can Kidney Failure Affect Bowel MovementCan kidney failure affect bowel movement? Yes, it can. Bowel trouble is one of the major complications of kidney failure. Well, how does kidney problem cause bowel troubles?

When your kidneys are not functioning well, constipation can be a real problem. It can be caused by the following reasons:

1. Diet may be low in fiber due to certain restrictions on fruits and vegetables.

2. You are not as active as before.

3. You may not be drinking enough liquids.

4. Some of the medications may be causing constipation.

How to treat constipation in kidney failure?

1. If you are constipated, you may need a laxative:

Try lactulose 30ml twice per day. If this does not help you to have a bowel movement, take 30 ml 3 times per day.

2. Dietary tips to help with constipation

Select some fresh fruits and vegetables each day from those allowed on your special diet. Green peas, corn, brussels sprouts and parsnips are particularly high in fiber and ok on most kidney diets. More fiber rich fruits and veggies include pears, rhubarb, berries, green or wax beans, carrot and eggplant.

3. Chinese herbs

The root remedy for constipation is to repair injured kidney intrinsic cells and improve kidney function. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is the common way we used to reverse kidney function. It has the functions of dilating blood vessels to improve blood circulation, preventing inflammation and coagulation, degrading extracellular matrix. When there is smooth and fresh blood flowing into kidney, the kidney damage can be stopped and kidney function can be improved with increased blood perfusion.

Not only constipation but also other symptoms can be alleviated effectively and radically. If you want to know more information, you can leave us a message below or send an email to kidneycares@hotmail.com. We will reply you within 24 hours.

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