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Muscle Weakness and Kidney Failure: Causes and Treatment

2014-02-06 07:05

Muscle Weakness and Kidney Failure: Causes and TreatmentKidney Failure is one kidney disease that may trigger many symptoms and problems. If you are diagnosed with kidney failure, you are more likely to experience muscle weakness. Then, you want to ask what are the causes and treatment of muscle weakness for kidney failure patients.

Clinically, five conditions may induce muscle weakness for kidney failure patients.

1. Infections: This is one most common cause of muscle weakness or fatigue through muscle inflammation. If the infection is severe, patients’ weakness may last a relatively longer time.

2. High blood sugar: Diabetes is one leading cause of end stage kidney disease. If uncontrolled effectively, high blood sugar can put muscle at a weak condition because of less blood supplement.

3. Deposits of toxins: With the decline of kidney function, more and more harmful substances accumulate in the blood. This is because poorly functioning kidneys eliminate toxins slowly.

4. Anemia: Diseased kidneys are unable to produce enough EPO. Reduction in number and life span, red blood cells can’t meet the body’s need. Then, less blood and oxygen is supplied for every organ. Muscle weakness occurs easily.

5. Some medicines: Long-term use of oral steroids, antibiotics or anti-inflammatory painkillers is another cause of muscle weakness for kidney failure patients.

How to treat muscle weakness for kidney failure patients?

Since different causes can lead to muscle weakness, the first step of treatments should make clear the direct cause. For example, if it is due to build up of toxins, you may need to take some detoxification medicines, Medicated Bath, Acupuncture, etc. After the direct cause is controlled, therapies that can reverse impaired kidney cells are needed. Micro-Chinese Medicine Hot Compress Therapy, Polluted Blood Therapy, Stem Cell Therapy suits for different patients. Leave your illness description in the below form, so we can help you determine which treatment plan can help you get rid of muscle weakness completely.

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