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Constipation Remedies For Dialysis Patients

2017-01-28 08:06

Constipation Remedies for Dialysis PatientsDialysis patients have a high risk of suffering from constipation. It can affect their lives in a serious way. It does not only affect dialysis patients. Well then, how to treat constipation in dialysis patients?

1. Why do dialysis patients experience constipation?

Almost all dialysis patients have problems when it comes to constipation. Many factors can lead to constipation including:

Poor fluid intake

Improper diet

Not enough dietary fiber intake

Hormonal disorders

Lack of exercise

Abuse of laxatives

Medications and supplements

Patients with kidney failure, which can cause swelling in the body, may find this problem particularly hard to deal with, because they are usually required to limit their fluid intake. Although it is helpful in controlling symptoms of edema, it can trigger constipation.

2. Constipation remedies for dialysis patients

Moderate exercise

Try to keep a regular exercise routine on a daily basis. This not only helps in treating constipation, but also improves your muscle tone and boosts your immune system.

Food management

The foods for dialysis patients are blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, grapes, apples, canned peaches or pears as well as carrots. Fiber supplements can also help if the patients can not get the right amount of fiber he or she needs.

Drink up

Limitting the fluid intake is not a need for all the patients with dialysis. Thus, if your doctor has not told you to limit your fluid intake, drink lots of water daily.

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy

This therapy aims to repair injured kidney tissues and improve renal function. When renal function is improved, your life quality will be improved. More importantly, it is possible for you to avoid dialysis. Your constipation can be avoided from the root. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is created on the basis of Chinese medicines. Chinese medicines are micronized into powder and then packaged into medicated bags. Patients just need to lie on bed to take this therapy. Two medicated bags are placed on patient’s back. The osmosis machine helps the active ingredients arrive at kidney lesion directly. Through dilating blood vessels, improving blood circulation, preventing inflammation and coagulation, degrading extracellular matrix and providing nutrients, it is able to restore injured kidney tissues and improve renal function gradually. When renal function is improved, you can feel much better and then related symptoms will disappear naturally.

Constipation remedies for dialysis patients include food management and Chinese medicine treatments. These therapies combine together to treat constipation radically. About more information, you can leave a message below or consult our online doctor directly.

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