Everything in this world is double-edged sword, and dialysis treatment is no exception. All the dialysis problems will undoubtedly affect the quality of life, and of course including mental confusion. Then what causes mental confusion after dialysis?
While the main cause for mental confusion after dialysis can be dialysis disequilibrium syndrome. It is a complication that can occur during or after dialysis and probably caused by abnormal water balance within the brain. Swelling of the brain causes a range of neurological symptoms. In addition to mental confusion, it may also result in headache, nausea, muscle cramps, drowsiness, restlessness, blurred vision, etc.
A blood flow rate during dialysis that is too high may cause dialysis disequilibrium, water movement in the brain causes those symptoms mentioned above. If you suffering from mental confusion, you should tell your dialysis team about this, they will help you lower blood flow rates and not remove as much BUN at a time, but do dialysis treatments more frequently.
However, dialysis disequilibrium is most common with older and younger patients or new patients starting dialysis. Then how about you? You are welcomed to tell us more about your condition like your age, gender and how long you have been on dialysis and can you still produce urine, etc through emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org, our expert will surely reply you back within 48 hours.
Well, there are still many kidney failure patients who are trying their best to avoid dialysis or get rid of dialysis, then the only way is to help repair kidney damage and recover renal function. In that case, the question mentioned above seems to be very important. If you still can produce urine, it means there still has blood flow goes through kidneys, in that case, the active materials of medicines can be directly taken to kidneys and then play the corresponding functions. If you have interests, welcomed to click Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy for Renal Failure.
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