Fatigue in Stage 3 CKD: Cause and Treatment
Fatigue is the common symptom of stage 3 CKD. Patients with fatigue has no spirits to do anything, which really influence the normal life and work of patients seriously. Then this article would introduce you the cause and treatment for a healthy and long life.
What causes fatigue in stage 3 CKD?
Kidneys are the significant organs of human body metabolism and one of their function is the internal secretion to support the normal activity of human body. Erythropoietin is a kind of hormone which is necessary for the formation of red blood cells. This is why stage 3 CKD patients always suffer from anemia. If left untreated, patients would experience fatigue.
In addition, stage 3 CKD patients need a strict diet plan to protect their kidney functions and remit their symptoms, so they often suffer the high risk of malnutrition, moreover, the lose of protein and some elements with urine also worsen the fatigue condition.
How to eliminate fatigue in stage 3 CKD?
Proper diet. To alleviate anemia, a proper diet is very significant. Grains, fresh fruits and vegetables are recommended to protect kidney functions and support nutrition at the same time, but what deserved to mention is potassium or phosphorus in these foods should be loaded.
Medicines. In some cases, doctors may prescribe patients with some EPO or iron pills to help treat fatigue.
Reversing kidneys functions. Once kidney function is restored, kidneys can work normally and produce enough EPO and patients can get rid of anemia from root. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy can be a good choice. The active substances in medicine has functions of expending blood vessels, promoting blood circulation, cleaning toxins in blood and supporting nutrition for human body. With the healthy and smooth blood perfusion in kidneys, the kidney function can be promoted.
If you happen to be a person with stage 3 CKD and present fatigue, we really hope the above contents can be useful. Any follow-up questions, you can leave us a messages below or consult with our online doctor directly, you also can send email to firstname.lastname@example.org, we will reply you within 24 hours.
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