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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.

Shortness of Breath in Stage 5 Kidney Disease:Cause and Treatment

2015-08-23 08:31

Shortness of Breath in Stage 5 Kidney Disease:Cause and TreatmentStage 5 Kidney Disease, also called Kidney Failure means that at most 15% kidney function is left. Due to fluid-retention and toxins accumulation, other organs and systems are affected. This article is specially about the cause and treatment for shortness of breath in Stage 5 Chronic Kidney Disease. Any questions, you can email to us at or leave a message below.

Cause of shortness of breath in Kidney Failure

In general, there are two possible factors that can cause breath problem: high potassium level and fluid-retention in the lungs. Damaged kidneys cannot remove excess fluid out and maintain electrolyte balance, leading to large amounts of fluid to build up inside the body, even the lungs. And minerals like potassium and phosphorous are also higher than normal range in the blood. You can send your test report to us, so that our doctor on duty can help you analyze it.

Treatment for shortness of breath in Kidney Failure

Since we have know the possible reasons, we should make sure which is the direct cause of shortness of breath. Then, you may be given some medicines to increase urine output and discharge of potassium. However, you should note that the root cause of this problem is damaged kidney function. As long as medicines or therapies can improve kidney function. All symptoms can be completely relieved.

You may as try traditional Chinese herbs, which are the mainly use medicines in our hospital, Shijiazhuang Hetaiheng Hospital. We choose herbal medicines that can purify the blood and increase blood circulation. Thereby, kidneys can get enough blood volume and oxygen to function adequately. Then, wastes and toxins in the blood, including creatinine and urea can be filtered adequately. Excess potassium and fluid can be removed effectively. We can help you reduce or even avoid dialysis. If you are interested in our natural treatments, please be free to contact with us.

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