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Treatment for Low Hemoglobin 5.9 in Kidney Failure

2014-02-10 07:01

Treatment for Low Hemoglobin 5.9 in Kidney FailureHemoglobin (Hb) is one test item to check whether kidney failure patients have anemia. Normally, hemoglobin level is above 11 g/dl for female and 12 g/dl for male. Hemoglobin 5.9 is much lower than the normal value, and it may mean kidney failure patients have serious anemia. If left uncontrolled, it may even threaten patients’ life.

How does kidney failure cause low hemoglobin level?

In addition to cleansing the blood, secreting EPO is another function of kidneys. In kidney failure, diseased kidneys are unable to produce enough EPO. Besides, several other conditions can also cause low hemoglobin level.

- Bleeding tendency: Most kidney failure patients have bleeding tendency such as nose bleeding and GIT bleeding. All of these can lead to the loss of red blood cells.

- Build up of uremic toxins: As kidney function declines, more and more uremic toxins build up in the blood that can shorten the life span of red blood cells. Also, these toxins can inhibit bone marrow haematopoietic function to cause low hemoglobin level.

- Iron deficiency: Restricted diet, GIT disorders on iron absorption and some other problems may cause iron deficiency that is another reason of low hemoglobin level.

How to manage low hemoglobin 5.9 in kidney failure?

EPO infections, blood transfusion, iron supplement and dialysis are conventional therapies to deal with low hemoglobin level. Nevertheless, these methods are unable to deal with this problem from the root. If patients want to treat renal anemia and increase hemoglobin level radically, some fundamental treatments are also needed.

Polluted Blood Therapy is one therapy that can not only help remove uremic toxins but also recover hematopoietic system and clotting mechanism. These can guarantee the body to produce enough red blood cells and maintain normal blood circulation. With effects of blood purification methods and medicines of activating blood and removing stasis, this therapy does can help increase hemoglobin level effectively. Learn more about this treatment, you can send email to kidneyabc@hotmail.com or leave a message below.

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