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What Causes Leg Swelling on Dialysis Patients

2015-03-17 16:44

What Causes Leg Swelling on Dialysis PatientsDialysis is the common treatment for renal failure patients to prolong their life expectancy and live the high quality life. Dialysis can help patients excrete come wastes products, adjusting water-electrolyte and supporting some nutrition, so a series of symptoms can be remitted and some threaten life of complications also can be solved. But with the long time of dialysis, patients suffer a lot. This article would have a analysis about the causes for leg swelling on dialysis patients.

In general, edema on dialysis is related with the lose of protein and inorganic salt. Protein has the locking water function, when there are not enough protein in blood, the water is easily to permeate into the intercellular and tissues space due to the change of osmotic pressure with the lose of organic salt, leading to edema. Dialysis excrete the wastes and nutrition at the same time, so the long time of dialysis would bring a series of complication, including edema. At the work of gravity, the water retention would occur in legs easily.

Except the swollen legs, long time dialysis can bring many complications, such as bone disease, never disorders, bone disease, anemia and so on. in addition, dialysis do nothing to reverse the kidney function, patients get less and less urination. So for renal failure patients, a natural treatment are expected to replace the dialysis and reverse their kidney function.

Traditional Chinese Treatment include acupuncture, hot compress, foot bath, oral decoction and so on, though stimulating the acupoints of human body with the instruments, the active substances in our Chinese herbal medicines can enter into body and com into play effectively, functioning on expending blood vessels, promoting blood circulation to remove blood clots, cleaning toxins in blood and supporting nutrition to repair tissues. With the healthy and smooth blood perfusion in kidneys, the kidney damage can be stopped and kidney function also can be reversed at the most degree.

Now, if you want to know more information about management for leg swell on dialysis patients or are interested in our therapies to help you get rid of dialysis, you can contact our online doctors, leave us messages or send email to, we will reply you within 24 hours.

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