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For most dialysis patients, they do dialysis three times a week. But recently some renal failure patients reduce the times of dialysis without the instruction of doctor so that nausea, vomiting, skin itching, heart problems and some other d

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How to Reduce Dialysis Frequency

2017-04-25 03:48

How to Reduce Dialysis FrequencyFor most dialysis patients, they do dialysis three times a week. But recently some renal failure patients reduce the times of dialysis without the instruction of doctor so that nausea, vomiting, skin itching, heart problems and some other discomforts present. In fact, this is very dangerous. How to reduce dialysis frequency? After reading this article, you will find out the answer.

It is dangerous to reduce dialysis frequency blindly.

Scholars in the University of Sheffield and Northern General Hospital of Britain published an article on Kidney International, which showed the relationship between dialysis intervals and dialysis risk after 7 years’ research on 5864 hemodialysis patients.

When European patients follow the pattern of dialysis on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, the death rate on Saturday is the highest, whereas for Japanese patients who follow the pattern of dialysis on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, the death rate on Friday is the highest.

After a two day interval of Friday or Saturday, death rate increased 30%. Patients who follow regular dialysis increase one third death rate. If you do dialysis just for twice in a week, how high the death rate will be?

How to reduce dialysis frequency correctly?

To eliminate the complications brought by reduced dialysis, you should shorten dialysis interval. And you can also apply other ways to reduce the accumulation of fluid and waste products. As to the second point, your kidneys, feet and skin pores can help you.

When you read here, you may doubt that kidneys of dialysis patients are almost dead, how they can discharge excess fluid and waste products out of body. In fact, they can. For uremia patients, they usually have 5% of kidney function. After treatment, this number can increase to certain extent. Though you can not get rid of dialysis, but you can reduce dialysis times in a week.

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