Because a strong body can help fight against Kidney Failure better, exercise is recommended to control patients’ weight, strengthen muscles, improve immunity and reduce depression, etc. Then, these patients must want to know what exercise routines are recommended for renal failure patients.
Firstly, choose correct type of exercise
Kidney Failure patients are always recommended to do gentle exercise such as walking, swimming, yoga, Tai Chi, aerobic dancing and so on. However, different patients should choose exercise according to their illness condition. If you haven’t found one suitable exercise program, you can consult the doctor online.
Secondly, determine how long you can take exercise
It is better to do exercise at least three days a week, and these days should be non-consecutive. This can make your immune system to get benefits from exercise. Every time, you can do exercise for 30 minutes.
Thirdly, remember to avoid strenuous exercise
Kidney failure can be caused by a variety of causes. They are high blood pressure, diabetes, Polycystic Kidney Disease, immune disorder, etc. Gentle exercise can help control these problems, while strenuous exercise may worsen patients’ illness condition largely. For example, strenuous exercise can raise patients’ blood pressure seriously.
Finally, make your exercise routines conform to your treatment plan
Kidney Failure patients always need to take some kidney replacement therapies or kidney repairing therapies. If you are undergoing dialysis, you may need to take three times of dialysis treatment one week. Therefore, your exercise routines must be modified according to your dialysis schedule.
The above are just some general advices for kidney failure patients’ exercise. However, the individual exercise routine should be made carefully. If you still have anything unclear, welcome to consult our doctor online or leave a message below.