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Severe Constipation in Chronic Kidney Failure Patients

2015-01-16 07:46

Question: Hi, apart from the chronic kidney failure, my mom has got severe constipation. Doctor have tried many things to ease bowling action, but 2-3 days no stool and mom feeling anxiety due to constipation. She is weak and now doctor started Ketosteril.

Severe Constipation in Chronic Kidney Failure PatientsAnswer: Constipation is one of serious result of Chronic Kidney Failure (CKF). This problem has its root cause, which may include:

● Restricted diet. Constipation can be due to long-term restriction of water intake in order to prevent from edema or swelling. In addition, they may be also required to take limited fruits and vegetables that contain high potassium and phosphorous levels. As a result, foods high in fiber cannot be taken enough, thus leading to poor digestions and constipation.

● Side effects of dialysis. Peritoneal dialysis should be especially blamed for constipation appearing in Chronic Kidney Failure patients.

After all, the root cause of constipation is damaged kidney function rather than gastrointestinal tract disorders.

Medicines prescribed cannot help your mom to get rid of constipation, because they cannot solve the underlying problem, namely, improving kidney function.

To achieve that goal, your mother may as well try Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, which is an external application used on Shenshu area. Based on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it can boost various systems by improving blood circulation. Therefore, it can enhance the bowel movements and improve kidney function. As long as renal function can be improved, wastes and toxins can be discharged effectively, so as to protect the gastrointestinal tract and alleviate constipation.

To help your mom, some other therapies such as Enema Therapy and Cycle Therapy may be also used. You can email to us at and we can give you detailed suggestions.

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