Causes of Fatigue in PKD Patients

Causes of Fatigue in PKD PatientsFatigue is a common symptom for PKD patients, then what are the causes? Today, we are going to talk about the question.

1. The shortage of EPO

The healthy kidneys can produce a hormone named EPO (erythropoietin), which can promote the production of red blood cells. And these cells can carry oxygen to various tissues and organs through the whole body.

However, in PKD patients, the kidneys are injured , there is not enough EPO, and the shortage of the hormone will cause anemia. That’s why patients will present fatigue, pale.

2. Blood loss from hemodialysis

Other common causes of fatigue include blood loss from hemodialysis. During the course, extra fluid and useful substances are discharged with blood. So, patients with PKD may present fatigue.

3. The strict diet management

For PKD patients, the strict diet limitation may cause the shortage of iron, folic acid. So, patients should eat some foods to add these matters, such as nori, agaric, kelp, broccoli, animal organs, etc.

If you are also faced with fatigue with PKD, and want to get a healthy diet list, contact with our online doctors, after sufficient consideration, we will provide you an useful suggestion.

In Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital, there is a characterized therapy called Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, which can improve renal function by dilating blood vessels, anti-inflammation, anti-coagulation, degradation and preventing the formation of thrombus. As long as kidney function is enhanced, fatigue can be relieved from the root and other corresponding PKD complications can also be alleviated gradually.

Besides, the method is used externally and it can not cause any side effects to the body since all the medicine is from nature. Any doubts about the method, you can email to to get the answer.

After the above analysis, if you still do not know the cause of fatigue with PKD, you are welcomed to leave a message below, we are always here to help you.


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