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High Potassium and Leg Swelling in Dialysis Patients

Provided by Expert Zhang Youkang on 2014-03-24 07:02

Dialysis is still the most commonly used treatment for kidney failure patients. While it can keep the patients alive, it can not function as efficiently as native kidneys. High potassium and leg swelling are commonly seen in dialysis patients.

High potassium in dialysis patients

Potassium is a kind of mineral in body and it can keep muscle function properly. Cardiac muscle is a part of muscle in human body. However, dialysis is only performed periodically. Our kidneys function for 24 hours a day without stopping. Between dialysis treatments, potassium is very likely to build up in body. High potassium level can cause heart failure and even death.

Leg swelling in dialysis patients

Dialysis can remove the extra fluid from body so swelling will be relieved. However, if the patient does not control the consumption of fluid and salt, it is very likely to cause fluid retention, thus leading to leg swelling. However, if the limb edema is too serious, it may be related to lower limb vein thrombus.

High potassium and leg swelling in dialysis patients

High potassium and leg swelling may be associated with serious health problems. It is important for the patients to seek for promote treatment. You can email to kidneyabc@hotmail.com for more treatment suggestions.

Dialysis can cause many serious complications. Therefore, the patients are eager to find an alternative treatment to it. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy has helped many patients improve renal function by restoring the impaired kidney structure.

Up to now, more than 600 patients from 64 countries have received treatment in our hospital. Most of the patients get a remarkable improvement with Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and assistant treatments. If you are interested in the therapy, you can email us or leave a message below.

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