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Puffy face can be a common symptom in CKD patients. Here, we will talk about the its’ causes and treatments in detail:
Causes of puffy face in chronic kidney disease
CKD refers to a medical condition in which kidneys fail to maintain the internal balance as normal.
Kidneys are two bean-shaped organs of our body to purify blood. And millions of “filtering units” named glomeruli can help excreate extra wastes, fluid and preserve useful substances like red blood cells and protein within our body.
However, in CKD, these organs will not be able to work. And the main causes of are fluid-sodium retention and heavy loss of protein.
In adition to this, edema can also be found in other parts of the body, such as, hands and ankles.
What are the treatments for puffy face?
After careful analysis, experts of our center have concluded the following treatment methods:
● Repair the injured glomeruli. As mentioned above, the occurrence of puffy face has close connection with the damaged gloemeruli and decline in kidney function, thereby, treaments focus on this treatment goal should be sought early. Here, both Chinese Herbal Medicine and Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy can be good choices. If you want to learn more about this, please send us the medical report firstname.lastname@example.org and then we will provide you an individualized treatment plan early.
● Follow a low salt diet. Eating too much salted foods will aggravate fluid retention, meanwhile, it can also elevate blood pressure. So, CKD patients with puffy face had better eat less pickled foods, pizza, white bread, breakfast cereals and so on.
● Drugs. In the medical profession, diuretics can be used to remove excess salt and fluid from the bloodstream.
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