Kidney Failure Symptoms

Renal Failure, or Kidney Failure is the end stage of Chronic Kidney Disease with severely damaged kidney function. Does Renal Failure decrease your appetite? Yes! Why does Renal Failure decrease appetite? Causes of poor appetite are differe

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Does Renal Failure Decrease Your Appetite

2014-12-09 00:53

Does Renal Failure Decrease Your AppetiteRenal Failure, or Kidney Failure is the end stage of Chronic Kidney Disease with severely damaged kidney function. Does Renal Failure decrease your appetite? Yes!

Why does Renal Failure decrease appetite?

Causes of poor appetite are different from individuals.

● Non-dialysis patients: Since your kidneys have been severely damaged, they cannot filter wastes and toxins adequately, including creatinine and urea. These useless substance will deposit in the body, attacking many organs and systems. When your gastrointestinal are irritated by these harmful substances, you may experience some digestive problems such as poor appetite, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.

Some other problems such as fatigue, bad taste in the mouth, and full feeling may also contribute to a poor appetite.

Dialysis patients: The peritoneal dialysis (PD) procedure may further impair appetite by causing abdominal discomfort and also through the absorption of the osmotic agent and other factors. An increased peritoneal solute transport rate has been linked to protein-energy wasting and also to the malnutrition, inflammation, and atherosclerosis syndrome, which has been associated to poor appetite and plays a role in most premature deaths in these patients.

How can you improve appetite with Kidney Failure?

Without doubt that treatment should be based on the real causes. Here are some suggestions.

● Try to eat five or six small meals in a day.

● Consuming high-quality protein foods (egg white, lean meat, fish, milk).

● Use calorie or protein supplements if necessary.

● Com e to all you dialysis treatments and stay for your prescribed time.

● Replace salt with herbs an species on your diet.

You can take the above suggestions as a general guidance. For specific diet plan, you should consult your doctor or dietitian. You are also welcomed to email to us at kidney-symptoms@hotmail.com for our free advice.

One more thing you should know is that to improve appetite in Renal Failure, you should take treatment that can solve the underlying problem. That is to say, improving kidney function is the key. In that case, we are always glad to introduce you our new and natural therapies for Kidney Failure patients.

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