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For kidney failure patients, especially those with swelling or on dialysis, too much fluid intake can worsen swelling, elevating high blood pressure and increasing the risk of heart failure. Therefore, it is advisable for them to limit wate

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How to Quench Thirst for Kidney Failure Patients

2017-02-20 06:23

For kidney failure patients, especially those with swelling or on dialysis, too much fluid intake can worsen swelling, elevating high blood pressure and increasing the risk of heart failure. Therefore, it is advisable for them to limit water intake. Obviously, when fluid intake is restricted, it is suspicious for you to feel thirsty. How to relieve thirst? You can try the following ways.

-To eat some cold grapes

When you feel thirsty, you can eat some foods that is slightly cold, for example, fruits. They can help you quench the thirst. For kidney patients, the most suitable fruit is grape. It is very tiny, so it is unnecessary for you to worry about consuming too much. And it is low in potassium. You can eat some even your blood potassium level is high.

How to Quench Thirst for Kidney Failure Patients

-To rinse the mouth with warm water

You can rinse the mouth with warm water. Do not swallow it, which is very effective as well.

-To chew xylitol gums

It can help promote salivary secretion to keep your mouth from becoming dry. Because xylitol does not take part in body metabolism, it won’t put extra stress on kidneys.

How to Quench Thirst for Kidney Failure Patients

-To hold a small piece of lemon in mouth

Lemon and other food that tastes sour can also stimulate the secretion of saliva, so you can prepare some frozen dry lemon. When you feel thirst, tear one piece and rinse in the mouth, which can help you supplement vitamin C.

How to Quench Thirst for Kidney Failure Patients

-To add humidify indoor

Thirst can be caused by a dry environment, thereby you had better adjust the air-conditioner’s temperature or be equipped with humidifier or sprinkle the floor.

How to Quench Thirst for Kidney Failure Patients

-To sip water

When you really feel thirsty, you can drink moderate water. But you should know how much water you can take, and sip water to moisture your oral cavity. Do not gulp water.

How to Quench Thirst for Kidney Failure Patients

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