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What Is The Treatment Of Severe Leg Cramps After Dialysis

2016-04-07 03:48

Chinese medicine treatments treat severe leg cramps after dialysis.What can help with severe leg cramps after dialysis? Muscle cramping of the hands, feet and legs is fairly common on hemodialysis. Here we will tell you treatment for leg cramps in dialysis patients.

1. There are three conditions that can cause leg cramps:


The patient being below dry weight

Use of low sodium dialysis solution

2. Treatment for relieving leg cramps:

Common treatment

When you have cramp and low blood pressure, the dialysis staff may give normal saline. This can increase fluid in your body and leg cramps can be relieved. Besides, hypertonic saline or glucose may be given. Heat and massage for the cramping leg can ease the pain.

To avoid cramping, you need to pay much attention to your fluid and sodium restrictions every day. Maintaining a balance between your dry weight and fluid gains and avoiding foods that make you thirsty.

Radical treatment for leg cramps from dialysis

If you can avoid dialysis, your leg cramps can be relieved from the root. How to avoid dialysis? You need to improve your own kidney and repair your injured kidney tissues. In this way, you can avoid dialysis successfully. Our hospital-Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital, China recommends a series of Chinese medicine treatments including Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Foot Bath, Medicinal Soup, Medicated Full Bath, Moxibustion Therapy and Acupuncture, etc. These therapies can adjust your internal environment and provide you a good environment for kidney restoration. Because the Chinese medicines can dilate blood vessels, improve blood circulation, prevent inflammation and coagulation, degrade extracellular matrix, provide nutrients, remove blood stasis and immune complexes, strengthen your immune system and adjust your abnormal immunity. In this way, your injured kidneys can be repaired gradually and renal function can be improved so as to get rid of dialysis successfully. When kidney function is improved, leg cramps and other symptoms like swelling, anemia, poor appetite and itchy skin can all be relieved from the root.

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