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How to Eliminate Fluids in One Who Has CKD Stage 4

2014-09-22 03:43

How to Eliminate Fluids in One Who Has CKD Stage 4Edema occurs in the early stage of CKD. With the decline of kidney function, edema may transfer to ankles and legs from eyelids. Sometimes edema may be so serious that it appears in the whole body. People with CKD stage 4 have severe kidney damage. How to eliminate fluids in one who has CKD stage 4?

Common causes of fluid retention for people with CKD stage 4

-Because of the decline of GFR, water and sodium easily retain in the body.

-Too much protein leakage into the urine leads to low plasma protein, which can further cause decrease of plasma colloid osmotic pressure and then water transfers to tissue space.

Treatment for CKD stage 4 patients to eliminate fluids

-In western medicine, diuretics may be the most direct way to expel the fluid from body. In Chinese medicine, some herbs are helpful, but they are often prescribed by your medical condition.

-If it is caused by proteinuria, you should control it first. Steroids and immunosuppressants are often used to reduce proteinuria.

-The fundamental solution is to repair the damaged kidneys and improve kidney function. Here we recommend Traditional Chinese Medicine therapies, including Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Foot Bath, Mai Kang and decoction. They can draw out toxins from body to reduce their damage to the kidneys. They can also dilate blood vessels and remove stasis to increase blood flow into the kidneys to improve ischemia and anoxia in the kidneys. Moreover, they can eliminate immune complexes to inhibit kidney inflammation. After a period of treatment, the damaged kidneys can gradually regain their ability and then fluids can be discharged by the kidneys.

Severe fluid retention can give rise to high blood pressure, shortness of breath, etc. It may also affect you to walk normally. Therefore, early treatment is needed for you to eliminate fluids and slow down the progression of CKD stage 4.

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