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Why Dialysis Patients Have Headache

2015-03-23 16:35

Why Dialysis Patients Have HeadacheDialysis is the common treatment for renal failure patients to improve life quality. However, accompanied with some benefits, patients also bear the complications brought by dialysis. Why most of dialysis patients suffer from headaches frequently from dialysis? And what can dialysis patients do to remit the symptom.

The rate of patients suffer from headaches during dialysis is about 5%, and the common causes include:

High blood pressure. High blood pressure can lead to headache. So if the blood pressure can not be lowered through management, dialysis should be stopped for the normal blood pressure ad headache.

Intracranial hemorrhage. Dialysis patients often are accompanied with high blood pressure and cerebral arteriosclerosis and due to the application of heparin, patients suffer the high risk of being attacked by intracranial hemorrhage, at this time patients would suffer from headache. In addition, subdural hematoma and cerebral embolism patients also experience headache.

Disequilibrium Syndrome. For patients with dialysis newly, at the middle and later periods of dialysis course or after dialysis, patients often suffer the disequilibrium syndrome which are nerves system-majored, sp patients would experience headache. at this time, adjustment of dialyzate is very important for patients get rid of headache.

Others. During the dialysis period, complications such as hemolysis, intolerance to the acetate and hard water syndrome all can cause headache.

All in all, dialysis is the common and effective treatment for renal failure patients to delay the development of the disease and prolong their life expectancy, so patients should pay more attention to dialysis quality, avoiding the factors we mentioned to decrease the occurrence of headaches.

Dialysis patients also can have a try of our stem cells therapy, The processed stem cells are injected into human body though veins. They can meet human body needs, repairing the injured renal cells and restoring the kidney structure, so that the kidney functions can be reversed.

Now if you want to know more information about the cause and management for dialysis with headaches, you can contact our online doctors, leave us messages or send email to, we will reply you within 24 hours.

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