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Headaches Is A Symptom Of Kidney Failure

2013-03-31 10:02

Many kidney failure patients complain headache and sometimes it can become so serious that patients’ normal life and work will be severely affected. Headache is one common symptom of kidney failure and it can be caused by fluctuating high blood pressure, poor sleep, etc. Among dialysis patients, it is also very common.

High blood pressure
Nearly all kidney failure patients will develop high blood pressure since their kidneys can not function well to regulate blood pressure. If high blood pressure is poorly controlled, it can cause headache.

Insomnia and poor sleep quality

The sleep quality of kidney failure patients will be severely affected. Patients often feel tired and lethargy during the daytimes and at night they will find it difficult to fall asleep. The restless leg syndrome, skin itching, muscle twitching and other discomforts will all cause insomnia and poor sleep. If patients can not have good rest at night, they will have headache and lack of energy at daytime.

Dialysis
If patients have begun dialysis treatment, headache can be caused or worsened by dialysis. One serious complication of dialysis is dialysis encephalopathy which can cause the patients to have serious headache.

At last one thing needs to remind patients. Improper intake of some over-the-counter drugs for alleviating headache can worsen the already impaired renal functions, therefore more importance should be paid while treating headache to avoid any potential renal damages.

Well control of high blood pressure, seek whatever measures that can make patients feel more comfortable, improve their appetite and sleep quality can all help ease headache.

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is effective at treating headache and kidney failure. After the application, high blood pressure can decrease, appetite and sleep quality can be improved. What is more, important, it can help protect and improve kidney functions so that to help patients delay and avoid dialysis, therefore patients need not to suffer from the side effects and complications of dialysis.

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