Kidney problems can cause many symptoms, such as foamy urine, blood urine, swelling, high blood pressure. Can it cause headache? If so, why do kidney problems cause headache and how to treat headache? If you have any question about kidney disease, please consult our online doctor. We are very glad to answer your questions.
Why do kidney problems cause headache?
There are many factors that can lead to headache for kidney disease patients:
-Some of the symptoms of kidney disease can cause headache, such as high blood pressure, anemia and insomnia.
-Side effects of medication can lead to headache as well, such as corticosteroids and hypotensive drugs.
-Low immunity may expose you to various disease, such as cold and fever. This can also make you feel headache.
In addition, headache is a complication of dialysis.
How to treat headache?
The most direct way to get rid of headache is to eat some painkillers. But some of them have nephrotoxicity, so you had better take them under your doctor’s instruction.
If you would like some natural remedies, you can choose Traditional Chinese Medicine therapies, such as massage, acupuncture and moxibustion.
Micro-Chinese Medicine Hot Compress Therapy is an external treatment of Chinese medicine to kidney disease. Because the medicines are almost natural, it is not necessary for you to concern about its side effects. It can cleanse the wastes and toxins in your body and repair the damaged kidney. Through this treatment, you can achieve such curative effects:
-Lower blood pressure
-Improve appetite and sleep quality
-Help filter wastes and toxin
-Ease skin itching
-Feel more energic
These above can all alleviate your headache.
And the long term curative effects of this therapy can help you get rid of dialysis and improve your immune system and kidney function. Your proteinuria and hematuria will disappear as well.
Though headache is just an aliment, you should not take it lightly, for the underlying causes can make your disease worsen.