Cause and Treatment of Hyperkalemia and Metabolic Acidosis in ESRD

Cause and Treatment of Hyperkalemia and Metabolic Acidosis in ESRDHyperkalemia and metabolic acidosis are the two common and serious complications of ESRD. Patients with these complications usually suffer a lot. And today, we will introduce you the causes and treatments to remit these complications.

The cause and damage of hyperkalemia

Due to the injured kidney innate cells, the extra potassium can be excreted out of body and cause retention in blood, leading to hyperkalemia. And proper potassium in blood is good for heart and muscles, but too much will lead to heart failure and other disease.

Metabolic acidosis in ESRD

In addition, the damaged kidney fail to excrete the acid loads in daily dietary out of body, leading to the increase of plasma acidity which is very serious for ESRD patients.

Dialysis to remit the hyperkalemia and metabolic acidosis

Dialysis can replace kidney function at some degree, for example, it can remove the wastes and extra water out of body, it also can correct the electrolytes disorders and acid-base imbalance through providing the blood with many nutrition. It really can improve the life quality of patients and prolong the life-span, but patients usually suffer a lot from it, such as high blood pressure, anemia, bone disease and so on, moreover, the macro-toxins can not be excreted out of body and still damage the body.

Chinese herbs to treat ESRD

The active substances in Chinese herbs has the magic function of promoting blood circulation and dissolving blood clots. Then how dose it get the purpose of improve the kidney function? First, the medicine can expend the blood vessel and increase the blow insert amount, improving the condition of hypoxic-ischemic. At the same time, it also can absorb the wastes and dissolve the blood clots, removing the toxins out of body. The medicine can keep the bloods are pure and smooth as much as possible, so that patients can suffer less from ESRD and its complications.

Hyperkalemia and metabolic acidosis are very serious for ESRD patients. So ESRD patients should pay more attention to them. And if you want to know more about your kidney disease or treatment, you can contact our online doctors or send email to, we will reply you within 24 hours.


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