Kidney failure has many complications that can worsen over time, such as hyperkalemia, hyperphosphatemia, anemia, etc. On the contrary, these severe complications also can aggravate their kidney damage. For kidney failure, hemodialysis is an optional choice, while, is hemodialysis suitable for severe anemia in kidney failure? Next, please see the following.
Why kidney failure can cause anemia?
On the one hand, almost all the erythropoietin (EPO) is made by kidneys. Kidney failure and the accumulated wastes and toxins in body can reduce the function of producing EPO, which can cause anemia. On the other hand, the accumulated toxins can shorten the lifetime of the red blood cells, which also can lead to anemia.
Can hemodialysis treat severe anemia in kidney failure?
Because the main cause of anemia is the accumulated toxins caused by kidney damage, so clearing the toxins away from blood is essential method to relieve and treat anemia. While the best and effective treatment that purifies blood is hemodialysis.
Hemodialysis can remove the metabolites and some wastes and toxins from blood, and regulate the balance of water and electrolyte. Once the wastes and toxins are removed, the generation of EPO will increase, that is to say, red blood cells also will increase, and thus hemodialysis is suitable for severe anemia in kidney failure. Besides, hemodialysis also can prolong the lifetime of red blood cells, in view of this, it also can relieve anemia.
Above all, hemodialysis is suitable for the anemia in kidney failure, but for the renal anemia caused by kidney failure, it can not solve the root problem of anemia. And repairing the kidney damage and recovering the declined kidney function are the effective methods. So, after hemodialysis, you can receive some natural treatments, such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Immunity therapy. We recommend you can know more about them and get better curative effect.
Hemodialysis is suitable for severe anemia in kidney failure, because it can relieve your anemia and some symptoms, any questions, please send an email email@example.com, or consult our online doctor.
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