Does Kidney Failure Cause Weight Gain
Kidney failure does not just affect the kidneys, it affects the whole body. In the early stages, it can cause weight loss, while in the later stages it can cause weight gain.
The primary task of the kidneys is to maintain the fluid balance in the body. They accomplish the task through increasing or decreasing the amount of fluid excreted in the urine. In the early to middle stages of kidney disease, people often lose body weight. This occurs because the disease causes loss of appetite. In kidney failure, the kidneys simply stop functioning or function so poorly that they can not keep with the work of fluid management. Fluid builds up in the tissues, causing swelling and weight gain. The excess swelling can make it difficult to breathe and increase your blood pressure.
What to do for weight again in kidney failure?
The common treatment is dialysis that takes over the function of the kidneys. One of its primary objectives is to remove excess fluid. After a successful dialysis treatment, your weight will decrease.
Besides, you can take Chinese Medicine Treatment to improve your own renal function. Chinese Medicine Treatment is the primary therapy in our center. It includes a lot of therapies like Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Medicated Foot Bath, Mai Kang Mixture, Medicinal Soup, Steaming Therapy and Enema Therapy, etc. They first cleanse your blood through removing toxins and wastes from your body. This can give you a clean blood environment. Then Chinese medicines can arrive at kidney lesion directly to repair kidney damage and improve renal function through dilating blood vessels, improving blood circulation, preventing inflammation and coagulation, degrading extracellular matrix and providing nutrients. In this way, renal function can be improved. Then kidneys can remove excess fluid from your body. Weight gain will be treated from root.
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