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How to Treat Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) for Kidney Failure

2013-04-30 14:34

How to Treat Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) for Kidney FailureQuite a number of people with kidney failure complain that the terrible burning, pins and needles, and restless feelings in the leg muscle, often at night, makes them difficult to sleep. These symptoms in kidney failure is called restless leg syndrome. This bothersome feeling urges them to find out how to treat restless leg syndrome for kidney failure.

To guarantee patients can get correct treatment, we must make clear the root cause.

According to different causes, restless leg syndrome is divided into primary disorder and secondary disorder. The former type refers to people with restless leg syndrome usually have a family history, while the later type refers to this disease is caused by nerve damage from diabetes, chronic kidney disease or iron deficiency or lack of erythropoietin. From this analysis, we can know most kidney failure patients’ restless leg syndrome belongs to the later type.

How to treat restless leg syndrome for kidney failure?

Based on the diagnosis, patients’ restless leg syndrome can be treated by the doctor with EPO, irone supplements, altering PTH treatment, changing certain anti-depressants, cold and cough medications, etc. As for which medicines are suitable for you, it is decided by your own condition.

We must affirm that the above medicines indeed can remit patients’ leg problems largely, but they are difficult to improve their overall health because they can do nothing to the damaged kidney for kidney failure patients.

If you want to live healthier and longer, improving your kidney function is a must to help you avoid dialysis. At present, some herbal medicines have been used commonly in clinic to preserve patients’ remaining kidney function and repairing damaged kidney tissues after being tested for many times. In recent years, more and more kidney failure patients have got a brand new life with the help of herbal medicines. The last thing you need to note is that take medicines correctly as the doctor tells you.

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