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How Dialysis Cause Constipation and How to Treat It

2016-02-17 06:51

How Dialysis Cause Constipation and How to Treat ItConstipation has became a common complain among patients who receive dialysis treatment. However, few patients do not know the related causes as well as effective treatments. Take it easy, here we will provide related info for your reference. Any questions, please do feel free to contact our Online Doctor or email to us at

The related causes of constipation for dialysis patients.

Dialysispatients have limited fluid. The most recommended strategies for preventing constipation are to eat a high fiber diet, drink plenty of fluids and get regular exercise. However, because of diet and fluid restrictions, these recommendations can be difficult to follow while on dialysis. So constipation is common to occur among dialysis patients. In addition, many medications that dialysis patients take can cause constipation. What’s more, constipation can not only increase the absorption of toxins, but also raise blood pressure, all of these bad influences may affect patients’ life seriously, therefore, how to treat or avoid constipation in dialysis becomes more and more important to them.

Then, how to treat the discomfort for dialysis patients?

Actually, aside from Diet adjustment, it is important to take some medical treatments.

Western medications:

Take about to your doctor about recommending a stool softener and laxative you can take.

Chinese medicine treatments

Chinese herbal medicines like Chinese rhubarb, folium nelumbinis, folium sennae, Chinese angelica and so on have an obvious effect treating constipation in dialysis safely and efficiently. The experts choose the herbal medicines without renal toxicity and match them for dialysis patients with constipation.

Prevent or get rid of dialysis

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy has shown its effects in treating kidney disease. That’s because it can improve renal function. It repairs kidney lesions through external process. Through a transmission of main and collateral channels, it activates viscera functions and adjust the body’s comprehensive system. By dilating blood vessels and promoting blood circulation, the diseased cells and body tissues can be sufficient blood and oxygen get repaired. Only by this way, injured cells can be repaired gradually. The improvement of renal function will help patients get rid of dialysis gradually. Therefore, patients won’t worry about the side effects of dialysis! To get this individualized diet plan, please come to Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital that located in China.

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