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Why Dialysis for End Stage Kidney Disease Causes Seizure


2012-11-16 16:38

When kidney disease develops into end stage kidney disease, kidney hardly work to remove the waste products in the body. Thereby, the wastes build up in the blood, causing several symptoms gradually. And your doctor may recommend dialysis as renal replacement treatment to remove the wastes.

However, dialysis easily causes some severe complications and this is why more and more patients look for alternative treatment to dialysis.

How does dialysis treat End Stage Renal Failure?

Dialysis is also known as artificial kidney. The patients depend on dialysis machines to filter their blood and discharge metabolic wastes from body. However, dialysis machine can only clear up the small molecule harmful substances and the rest will still remain in body and do further damage to kidneys. Therefore, dialysis is not able to improving renal function at all. That is why the urine output will decline during dialysis.

Why People with End-stage Kidney Disease Experience Seizure?

If you are a patient with End Stage Kidney Disease (ESKD), you must be familiar with a bunch of annoying symptoms: the itching skin makes you failing to sleep at night; you are afraid of communicating and being a loner because of your foul breath; you are suffering from a serious headache which makes you irritability and emotional instability. Of course, seizures will never be forgotten.

Seizure often refers to an abrupt malfunction in the brain. It is tend to cause the collapse and lose one’s consciousness temporarily.

Seizure occurs commonly in people with End-stage Renal Failure. Why? This is caused by the low serum calcium level (hypocalcemia). Kidneys are one of the most important organs associated with the metabolism of calcium. Once one’s kidneys fail, calcium level in human body will be affected accordingly, which is responsible for the low serum calcium level. Calcium closely ties to the health. Low serum calcium leads to seizures in whatever healthy people or patients. That’s the major culprit accounting for seizures.



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