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Can You Take Laxatives with A Kidney Stone

2014-10-14 16:51| Font Size A A A

 Can You Take Laxatives with A Kidney StoneLaxatives in small and infrequent amounts may help regulate your bowel movements and should not damage your kidneys or other organs. Well then, whether it means all kidney disease patients can take laxatives.

Actually, the common complication of kidney failure is the constipation. Taking laxative in a right amount can help relieve the constipation. But at the same time, it can cause some other health tissues. If you take too many laxatives, your kidneys will pass much more water, electrolytes and minerals than usual. Ultimately, you can suffer from kidney stones or kidney failure. The main cause of kidney stones is dehydration. If you experience sever pain, blood in your urine or abnormal-colored urine, you may have kidney stones and need medical assistance. In addition, high does of this medication or taking this medicine frequently will cause electrolyte imbalance, which not only worse kidney condition, but also cause bad influence on other organs such as the heart.

Through the above analysis, we can see that patients with kidney stones are not suggested to take laxatives. Well then, how to deal with kidney stones without laxatives?

In Beijing Tongshantang Hospital, China, we recommend you recommend Traditional Chinese Medicine like Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, Circle Therapy and so on. Or the innovated therapies like Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Blood Pollution Therapy, Immunotherapy and so on.

Besides to medical treatment, diet also plays an significant role in preventing kidney damage. With different illness, kidney failure patients need to make different diet changes, so if you are a patient of kidney problem and want to know what foods to eat and what foods to avoid, you can send your test report to us: or leave a message below directly and we will give you more details.

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