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Blood Pressure and Dialysis

2014-02-11 01:20

Blood pressure is the force of blood that against the arteries. Depending on the specific condition, it can either be high or low in dialysis patients. Here, you can form a basic understanding about this issue.

Causes of high blood pressure

Causes of hypertension in dialysis patients is often related to excessive salt and water. Besides, narrowed blood vessels can also elevate blood pressure. If this sign is not treated well, some serious condition like heart attack, stroke or death may occur.

What can dialysis patients do to treat high blood pressure?

●If it is induced by excessive salt and water, the intake of these substances should be restricted.

●If you already have hypertension, medications like ACE Inhibitors or ARBs may be prescribed by the doctors to control the condition.

●To lower high blood pressure radically, a treatment that focus on the restoring kidney function must be sought for. And Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy can be such a choice. Besides, keeping a constant ultrafiltration rate can also be used to normalize blood pressure.

Causes of low blood pressure

High fluid removal rate; Interference with anti-hypertensive drugs; unhealthy eating habit, etc.

How to treat hypotension during dialysis?

●Limit the intake of water. For individualized advice, you are welcomed to chat with our Live Doctor directly. And we believe you will get a satisfied answer.

●Monitor blood pressure regularly. If you are presenting constant low blood pressure, inform your doctors immediately. Meanwhile, the usage of medications need to be adjusted.

●If you are feeling unwell, or presenting discomforts like diarrhoea, nausea , vomiting, muscle cramps, etc, do not hesitate to find out the causes and take timely treatments.

Well controlled blood pressure is very important for dialysis patients, otherwise, it may worsen the condition and bring much inconvenience. Any follow-up questions, please leave us message kidneyfailuretreat@hotmail.com.

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