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Should You Eat Before Dialysis Treatment

2018-04-05 03:21

Should You Eat Before Dialysis TreatmentWe all know that dialysis should be done several times a week and takes 3-4 hours at the time. During this process, it is common to feel hungry and thirsty. Should you eat before dialysis treatment? Read on to learn more information.

In different dialysis centers, there may be different rules. For example, in the USA, most centers forbid food and fluid during dialysis, but they suggest eating and drinking at least two hours before dialysis begins, while in Europe and Asia, most centers allow eating during the process.

Low blood pressure patients are not encouraged to eat before or during dialysis.

Eating large meals and drinking extra fluid immediately before and during dialysis may cause problems with hypotension. When you eat, blood goes to the intestines to help digestion, and the blood pressure can fall suddenly.

Diabetics are recommended to eat during dialysis.

Diabetics need to eat regularly to maintain blood glucose levels so as to avoid hypoglycemia. In such a case, you had better eat something during dialysis.

Before dialysis, choose foods that digest easily and quickly so that your stomach won’t still be working on digestion during treatment.

Apart from eating, you may pay attention to other aspects of life. If you do not want your life to be restricted so much by dialysis, Toxin-Removing Treatment can be applied into the treatment. This is a systemic Chinese medicine treatment, which can increase your urine output, improve your bowel movement and make you sweat to eliminate more wastes and fluid out of body. It can also help improve blood circulation so that enough essential elements such as amino acids, enzymes and active ingredients of medicine can be transported into nidus to speed up kidney recovery. After about one week’s treatment, your urine will become cloudy and smelly due to the existence of wastes. After about half month’s treatment, your appetite will become good. You will feel energetic. High creatinine, BUN and uric acid level will decrease at least 10%. After about one month’s treatment, your illness condition will be under control, and renal function will increase gradually. With the promotion of renal function, your living quality will be enhanced.

Should you eat before dialysis treatment? It depends. If you have had enough of dialysis, you can try Toxin-Removing Treatment, which can help you reduce dialysis or even get rid of it. If there is not such a treatment in the local, welcome to Beijing Tongshantang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine. For more information on our hospital and our treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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