Dialysis is the life-sustaining treatment which can help prolong life time for those who suffer from kidney failure. Occasionally, patients will suffer from some problems due to its potential adverse effects. One dialysis patients ask us: What can I do to prevent fainting spells during dialysis?
Actually, if we want to find out the effective treatments, it is important to find out the causes of fainting spells during dialysis. If you still have questions after reading the following content, please do feel free to contact our Online Doctor or email to firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message below directly and we will do our best to help you.
Causes of fainting spells during dialysis.
Low blood pressure
A sudden drop in blood pressure while undergoing dialysis has long vexed many kidney patients. Low blood pressure during or after dialysis causes pressure to drop, and nausea and dizziness can result.
Anemia and fatigue
Many dialysis patients have anemia and for these people, they suffer from anoxia and ischemia of brain easily. Without enough blood and oxygen in the brain, coma appears.
Fail to repair kidney damage
Dialysis is needed when kidneys are failed in discharging excess wastes in the blood, but unfortunately, it cannot work as the healthy kidneys. And it cannot repair kidney damage from the root.
-For dialysis patients with anemia, we can inject some human albumin to make their marrow to produce blood.
-For dialysis patients with low blood pressure, medication for high blood pressure should usually not be taken before treatment, unless the doctor prescribes it that way.
-Alternative treatment to dialysis. To repair kidney damage, we should find out the alternative treatment. In Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital, many dialysis patients see the new hope after the characterized treatments including Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Stem Cell Therapy, Blood Pollution Therapy, Immunotherapy and so on.