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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.

Why Kidney Failure Patients Always Feel Fatigue

2013-10-24 14:33

Fatigue is a common experience for patients with Kidney Failure. Why patients always feel sleepy? Read on and find the cause and management on fatigue.

Why Kidney Failure Patients Always Feel Fatigue?

More than 80% of patients suffer from different degree of fatigue. They may feel sleepy, weak and dizzy round the clock. Without a well control, the fatigue may worse day by day, which shows more and more adverse impacts on their daily life. Why kidney failure patients always feel fatigue?

In most cases, fatigue in kidney disease is related to renal anemia. Healthy kidneys can produce a substance named “erythropoietin”, which works as a signal to stimulate the body to produce red blood cells.

When kidneys are failed, they cannot produce sufficient erythropoietin, causing inadequate production of red blood cells. If your body are lack of red blood cells, it causes anemia. If anemia is caused by kidney failure, we call it “renal anemia”.

Renal anemia is responsible for the fatigue in patients kidney failure.

How to manage the fatigue in patients with kidney failure?

The direct way to manage increase the levels of red blood cells in the body. As long as there are enough red blood cells for your body to use, you will become full of energy. Based on it, many doctors usually prescribe certain supplements to increase the production of red blood cells in patients with kidney disease.

However, patients have to know that the root cause is the damaged kidneys. Thereby, once patients stops the supplements aiming at increase the production of red blood cells, renal failure patients will suffer from endless fatigue again.

Thereby, the recommended management is Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, which helps repair the damaged kidney tissues and improve kidney functions naturally. It strengthens the damaged kidneys, which let the kidneys to produce more erythropoietin and alleviate the fatigue in patients. If you wanna know more info about management on renal failure and fatigue, you can leave a message below or email to

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