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In End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), the kidneys are unable to remove excess potassium adequately from body, so potassium builds up, leading to elevated potassium. What is the treatment of it? First of all, let's have a look.

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Treatment of Elevated Potassium in End Stage Renal Patients

2017-08-25 03:01

Treatment of Elevated Potassium in End Stage Renal PatientsIn End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), the kidneys are unable to remove excess potassium adequately from body, so potassium builds up, leading to elevated potassium. What is the treatment of it?

First of all, let’s have a look at the symptoms and danger of high potassium level.

You may not have any symptoms at all, but it is high enough, it may cause symptoms such as tiredness or weakness, numbness or tingling, nausea or vomiting, trouble breathing, chest pain, palpitations or irregular heartbeats. In some severe cases, it can cause paralysis or heart failure or even death. Therefore, once you find the level is high, immediate treatment is needed to start.

Treatment of elevated potassium

-Dialysis

Dialysis uses a machine to remove wastes from blood, including excess potassium. In general, when potassium level is higher than 6.5mmol/L, dialysis should be started in case that it threatens your life. But this is only a temporary medical relief. If you do not restore your kidney function, potassium will build up in body again.

-Diet

Besides dialysis, diet should be attached importance. For example, you should limit foods that are high in potassium, such as bananas, dried fruits, tomatoes, pumpkin, chocolate, seeds and nuts, etc. However, this is also an adjuvant treatment.

-Toxin-Removing Treatment

This is a systemic Chinese medicine, which takes advantage of numerous Chinese medicine, such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, Enema Therapy and Cycle Therapy to expel wastes from body so as to help you lower high potassium level. It can also dilate blood vessels and remove stasis to improve blood circulation and increase blood flow into damaged kidneys to supply them with enough essential elements such as oxygen, nutrients and active ingredients of medicine to speed up kidney recovery. With the improvement of kidney function, potassium can be discharged out of body naturally, and then your blood potassium level will be down and stable.

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