Muscle Cramp in Dialysis: What Should I Do

Many kidney failure patients are suggested to do dialysis to maintain the life. So, what should i do if i have muscle cramp in dialysis?

For renal failure patients, dialysis really can help failed kidneys to discharge the toxic and harmful substances in blood, to some extent, it can maintain patients’ life. But it is just an emergency therapy, after dialysis, the renal damage still exists. In addition, long-term dialysis will make the condition become more severe, and patients will lose all the renal function eventually.

Mostly, dialysis will bring a set of side effects, such as, vomiting and nausea, headache, itchy skin, muscle cramp and so on. These side effects affect the quality of life seriously or even make patients lose the hope with life. Generally speaking, there may be two causes of muscle cramp. During dialysis, massive nutrients, such as, calcium element will lose with dialyzate. In this case, patients will present muscle cramp. In addition, due to the diet for renal failure patients is very strict, so, patients will experience muscle cramp due to the lack of calcium in diet.

So, what should i do with muscle cramp in dialysis?

Hot Compress Therapy in Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital can improve renal function to avoid dialysis. It is used externally and combines traditional Chinese medicine and modern technology and equipment. By dilating blood vessels, anti-inflammation, anti-coagulation, degradation and preventing the formation of thrombus, renal function can be improved from the root. As long as renal function is enhanced, it is possible to get rid of dialysis, so, patients can avoid muscle cramp.

In addition, for renal failure patients, a healthy diet is also vital, such as, decrease the intake of salt, avoid too much protein and fat in order to delay the progression of renal failure.

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