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Can Muscle Cramping be Prevented during Dialysis

2015-11-17 10:02

Can Muscle Cramping be Prevented during DialysisAs everyone knows that dialysis is life-sustaining treatment, however, they also know that dialysis makes them experience a lot of sufferings, the most common one is muscle cramping. Therefore, patients are wondering that can muscle cramping be prevented during dialysis.

As many of you have experienced, muscle cramping is a common complication of dialysis. Muscle cramping is painful and uncomfortable experience, so the prevention of muscle cramping means a lot for patients with dialysis. Now, the following content will explain the details about how can patient prevent muscle cramping.

1, patients reduce the fluids intake during dialysis. Restricting fluids is minimizing wight gains. In fact, the more fluid you take in, the more you have to take off to get to your dry weight. The more your taken off, the more likely you will experience cramps.

2,deficiency in carnitine. Is there is low carnitine level in your body, patients are more likely to experience lots of cramps. Patient also can be given carnitine pills to prevent cramps.

3, dry weight is also a contributor for muscle crampins during dialysis. If your dry weight is increased and patients experience low blood pressure and no edema, patients also are prone to experience muscle cramping during dialysis.

4, deficiency in vitamin E.

Vitamin E: In one study of 29 patients, Vitamin E prevented cramps as well as quinine. There is some recent evidence, though, showing that Vitamin E may increase the chances of heart failure.

The prevention measures for muscle cramping during dialysis have been listed, if you want to know more details about this, please contact our online doctor directly or add WhatsApp/Viber/Wechat+8618203203537.

Apart from muscle cramping, patients also experience headache, anemia, nausea and vomiting. If you are sick of dialysis and you also want to get rid of it, please send your present condition and phone number to or leave a message below. Our renal experts will reply you as soon as possible.

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