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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a group of disorders that result from the formation and progressive enlargement of cysts in the kidneys without dysplasia, usually leading to renal failure.

PKD : Headaches and Nausea after Dialysis

2013-12-20 16:06

When PKD develops into kidney failure, dialysis is used to relieve the symptoms. But many patients are complaining that they have headaches and nausea after dialysis. What is the reason? how to manage these symptoms?

The causes of headaches and nausea after dialysis.

As to headaches, it is mainly caused by high blood pressure. High blood pressure are easily occur after dialysis if you take in too much water. Adequate dialysis is also a cause of headache. The toxins in blood cannot be discharged completely and they will affect the nervous system, causing headaches. Many patients are experiencing sleep problems after dialysis. Poor quality of sleep will cause headaches.

As to nausea, low blood pressure is a leading cause after dialysis. Sudden loss of much water in dialysis will lead to low blood pressure and patients will have the uncomfortable feeling of nausea. The deposition of toxins in gastrointestinal tract will stimulate the tract and people will react as nausea.

How to manage headaches and nausea after dialysis?

A. Do sufficient dialysis. If dialysis is not done completely, the toxins will grow rapidly in blood. The accumulation of the toxins will bring headaches and nausea.

B. Limit water intake. You should limit the water intake during dialysis intervals, which can help prevent low blood pressure, thus to prevent headaches and nauseas.

C. Well control high blood pressure. Measuring blood pressure regularly and bring your blood pressure under normal level. Do not take hypertensive drugs before dialysis.

Headaches and nausea are annoying side-effects of dialysis. To well treat them, the root method is to stop dialysis. You may doubt that how to treat PKD without dialysis? In fact, dialysis is not the curable treatment, it is just a replacement treatment. You can try the Chinese treatment, which has been proved effective in dealing with kidney disease. You can consult the online doctors about the Chinese treatment. Or you can send your test report to, I will select the specific Chinese treatment for you accordingly!

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