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How to Treat Shortness of Breath in Kidney Failure

2014-03-02 18:48| Font Size A A A

Shortness of breath can be a common discomfort in kidney failure patients, if left untreated, serious consequence will occur. Then, how to treat shortness of breath in kidney failure?

How to Treat Shortness of Breath in Kidney FailureFirstly, it is important for us to identity the potential causes.

1. Metabolic acidosis

In normal case, healthy kidneys are responsible for the removal of wastes, toxins and excess fluid. Meanwhile, they can maintain the acid-base balance. However, in kidney failure, large amounts acidic substances will accumulate in the body, resulting in metabolic acidosis. In addition to the above-mentioned discomfort, nausea, vomiting and poor appetite can also appear.

2. Serious swelling

In serious cases, edema can spread to the lung, which affects the normal breathing to a large extent. And that’s another cause of shortness of breath in people with renal failure.

How to treat shortness of breath in kidney failure?

1. Dietary aspect

To alleviate swelling effectively, patients should limit the intake of fluid and salt strictly. For instance, they need to stay away from salted foods, pickled products and so on. Wanna to get a personalized advice? Please click the Online Doctor immediately.

2. Application of diuretics

As for drugs, diuretics can be used to used to remit swelling and shortness of breath. Unluckily, some adverse effects may occur correspondingly.

3. Restore kidney function

To rectify acid-base imbalance radically, effective measures should be taken to restore the injured renal cells and promote kidney function. Here, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy can be just a good choice.

It focus on promoting blood circulation, reducing inflammation, anti-coagulation and providing active substances for the “blood-cleaners”.

After a period of treatment, renal function can be restored. Only kidney function is improved, shortness of breath will be relived fundamentally. If you still have any questions, please leave us message to Then, we will contact you as early as possible.

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