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How to Deal with Fatigue after Dialysis in Stage 4 Kidney Disease

2014-01-18 19:45| Font Size A A A

stage 4 kidney disease: How to Deal with Fatigue after DialysisSome patients with stage 4 kidney disease suffer from fatigue after dialysis. Is it a common symptom? What are the causes? How to deal with fatigue after dialysis? Now let me explain these questions one by one.

Is fatigue a common symptom after dialysis?

Dialysis is a common treatment for patients with stage 4 kidney disease. It helps kidney discharge waste products and extra water and electrolyte. Someone takes dialysis three times a week. Dialysis is a energy-consuming treatment. You may feel tired after dialysis. Fatigue is a common symptom after dialysis.

What are the causes of fatigue after dialysis?

The main cause of fatigue is anemia. A majority of patients with stage 4 kidney disease will develop anemia due to kidney dysfunction. The normal kidneys will secret EPO, which can stimulate the bone marrow to produce red blood cells that will carry oxygen to the body. In stage 4, the kidneys are not able to produce enough EPO, so red blood cells will be decreased.

It seems that fatigue is more obvious in dialysis patients. This is because some red blood cells are lost in dialysis.

How to deal with fatigue after dialysis?

-A proper diet should be managed, especially when you are on dialysis. Patients with kidney disease are suggested to eat low-protein foods. But for dialysis patients, the amount of protein should be added to keep normal nutrition. What’s more, foods that are rich in iron are recommended to help produce red blood cells.

- Low kidney function is the root cause of fatigue. So to relieve fatigue fundamentally, improving kidney function should be the priority. Then how to improve kidney function? Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is recommended. It is used externally. Online doctor will tell you how it functions.

The herbs are all natural and safe. They can repair the damaged kidney cells and improve kidney function. Once kidney function is improved in stage 4 kidney disease, anemia will be alleviated, so as to fatigue. What makes you happy is that you can get rid of dialysis with this therapy gradually. If you are interested in this therapy, you can send an email to, the kidney expert will give you more information.

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