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How to prevent heart failure for dialysis patients? Please help me!
Heart failure is a serious complication for Chronic Kidney Disease Patients. Dialysis patients are prone to suffer form heart failure due to fluid overload, anemia, infection, renal arteriovenous fistula and so on. In addition, other factors also can increase the risk of heart failure just like smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, obese, high cholesterol level, anemia, hyperparathyroidism, hyperlipaemia, and so on.
The symptoms of heart failure:
1. Dyspnea, cough and shortness of breath.
2. Anxious, rapid heart beat and high blood pressure
4. Anuria or oliguria
5. Chest distress.
If you have the symptoms, it is important to tell your nurse and doctor timely.
Treatment for preventing heart failure.
1. Limit intake of water and sodium strictly.
2. Control the body weight.
3. Protect heart
4. Treat anemia and control blood pressure and prevent infection.
5. Healthy lifestyles and daily diet.
6. Regular physical tests.
Since the illness condition is different from person to person, management ways should also be different. You can choose the best way according to your illness condition or the doctor’s advice. Any follow-up questions, please be free to tell our Online Doctors.
Topic: Kidney Failure Basics