What Should I Do For Low Hemoglobin In Kidney Disease

CKD Symptoms,Chinese Medicine Treatment When the level of hemoglobin drops, it can cause weakness, fatigue, headaches, shortness of breath, dizziness, poor appetite and rapid heartbeat. It is a common complication in kidney disease. Well then, what to do for low hemoglobin level in renal disease?

First, we need to know why people with kidney disease get low hemoglobin.

Our kidneys make an important hormone called erythropoietin (EPO) which tells your body to make red blood cells. When you have kidney disease, your kidneys can not make enough EPO. Low EPO levels cause your red blood cell count to drop and anemia to develop. Hemoglobin is the part of red blood cells that carries oxygen throughout your body. If your hemoglobin is too low, it is likely you have anemia.

How to treat low hemoglobin in kidney disease?

1. Drugs called eryhropoiesis stimulating agents (ESAs)

ESAs help your body make red blood cells. Your doctor will give the ESA to you as an injection under the skin.

2. Extra iron

Your body also needs iron to make red blood cells-especially when you are receiving ESAs. Without enough iron, your ESA treatment will not work well.

3. Chinese Medicine Treatment

We have a systematic Chinese Medicine Treatment including Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Medicated Foot Bath, Mai Kang Mixture, Moxibustion Therapy and Steaming Therapy, etc. They can repair kidney damage and improve renal function so as to relieve anemia from root. They first cleanse your blood through removing wastes and toxins from your body. This can give you a clean blood environment. Then Chinese medicines can enter kidney lesion directly to dilate blood vessels, improve blood circulation, prevent inflammation and coagulation, degrade extracellular matrix and provide nutrients. In this way, renal function can be improved and then low hemoglobin will be increased.

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***Please seek professional medical advise for the diagnosis or treatment of any ailment, disease or medical condition. This article is not intended to be a substitute for the advice of a licensed medical professional.***

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