Many people are complaining of poor appetite in stage 4 CKD. Is that a normal symptom? How to improve your appetite?
Because of poor appetite, you may suffer from anemia, fatigue, weight loss and other discomforts. Then why will you develop poor appetite in stage 4 CKD?
Nausea and vomit.
With the decline of kidney function, the toxins that are supposed to be discharged by kidneys will build up in blood increasingly. If they stimulate the intestinal tract, you will react as nausea and vomit. Due to this reaction, you may have no appetite to eat.
Many people are with negative attitude to their illness, especially when the disease develops into stage 4. It may caused by the intractable symptoms or the heavy psychological burden. This kind of people are featured as poor appetite or have no mood to eat.
How to improve your appetite?
a. Discharge the toxins in blood.
The increasingly accumulated toxins contribute a lot to poor appetite. So the direct thing you should do is to discharge the toxins. In Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital, China, we use virous of methods to achieve this purpose, except for dialysis, such as orally taken Chinese medicines, enema therapy, etc.
b. Improve kidney function.
As a matter of fact, the root cause of poor appetite in stage 4 CKD is the reduced kidney function. So improving kidney function is regarded as the basic method to increase your appetite. Here, Hot Compress Therapy is recommended. This therapy is also a Chinese medicine, but it is not like the traditional one. It is externally used on Shenshu acupoints. The final purpose of this therapy is to rebuild the original structure and restore the healthy qi. Thus the kidney function will be improved. Increased appetite is one of the short-term effects.
Through the two steps, not only poor appetite in stage 4 CKD will be relieved, other symptoms will also be relieved. If you have other symptoms and want better solutions, you can send me an email to email@example.com for consultation.
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