Kidney disease can cause many symptoms, such as frequent urination at night, swelling, foamy urine, blood urine, nausea and vomiting. Does it cause night sweats? Generally speaking, night sweats is also a common symptom of kidney disease. It is the occurrence of excessive sweating during sleep.
What causes night sweats for people with kidney disease?
Kidney disease is one of the common complications of diabetes. Taking insulin or oral diabetes medications may experience nocturnal hypoglycemia that is accompanied by sweats.
-Side effects of medication
Kidney patients often take various medicines to control their symptoms. Taking certain medications, such as antihypertensives, can lead to night sweat if they are used for long term.
Due to kidney disease, your immune system may be low. Bacteria and virus easily invade your body, resulting in infection. Tuberculosis, endocarditis, osteomyelitis and abscesses are the common infections associated with night sweats.
There are also many other factors that can cause night sweats, such as menopause, idiopathic hyperhidrosis, cancers, hormone disorders and neurologic conditions.
Treatment for night sweats
Night sweats may make you feel uncomfortable at night. The treatment for night sweats depends on the underlying cause. In summary, night sweats are usually a harmless annoyance. If you with unexplained night sweats, you should seek medical care.
Kidney disease is an incurable disease. But we can take some measures to slow down its progression to end stage renal disease. When kidney disease is well under controlled, its symptoms will decrease. Traditional Chinese Medicine therapies such as hot compress therapy, medicated bath, enema therapy and so on, are all natural and convenient. You can do them at home. They are not only beneficial for your kidney disease, but also improving your whole physical condition. You can contact our online doctors for more information.