In clinic, Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is divided into five stages, according to glomerular filtration rate. This article is about the causes and treatment for severe fatigue with Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease, or Chronic Kidney Failure. Any questions, please email to us at email@example.com or leave a message below. Our doctor on duty will reply you within 24 hours.
Causes of severe fatigue in Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease
● Malnutrition: Chronic Kidney Disease patients are always required to reduce protein intake. Therefore, Stage 4 CKD patients are likely to have malnutrition due to lack of calories.
● Poor appetite: Since kidneys are severely damaged, they cannot filter waste adequately, large amount of waste builds up in the blood. Urea, also one kind of waste, may lead to bad taste in mouth and urine smell of breath, which makes patients feel poor appetite. Without enough foods, patients are easy to feet fatigue frequently.
● Anemia: Damaged kidneys cannot produce enough EPO (erythropoietin), a hormone that is necessary for the generation of red blood cells. Therefore, anemia occurs. In that case, Stage 4 CKD patients may also experience headache or dizziness, etc.
Treatment to relieve fatigue in Stage 4 CKD
As the above analysis, you can see that the culprit of severe fatigue in Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease is damaged kidney function. As long as medicines or therapies can improve kidney function, waste and toxins can be filtered naturally and adequately. Then, fatigue can be completely relieved.
Therefore, I recommend you to take traditional Chinese herbs. They can improve blood circulation be expanding blood vessels, reduce inflammation and degrade extracellular matrixes. Therefore, kidneys can get enough blood volume and oxygen to repair the damaged renal tissues. We have more than 30 years of researches and clinical practices, and you can trust us.