What is the reason and treatment of High Potassium in Renal Failure? As you get diagnosed with kidney disease in early stage, you need know about one of the minerals-potassium and how it is affected by kidney disease. Please go on reading.
Why does potassium level elevate in renal failure?
In general, the potassium level is keeping in a stable condition when the kidney function is normal. Healthy potassium level is between 3.5 to 5.0mEq/L. However, when your kidney is damaged and you have kidney disease, potassium can not effectively discharge the excess potassium in blood so that accumulate in blood. In addition, some medicines may also cause excess potassium retention.
High Potassium Level will cause nausea, fatigue, weakness, numbness or dull pain, irregular heartbeat, slow pulse and heart failure.
What are the treatment methods to reduce high potassium in renal failure?
- Follow low-potassium diet. Foods containing high potassium include banana, mango, orange, potato, kiwi, dried fruit, pumpkin, tomato and tomato juice, and so on.
- Diuretic can help remove excess potassium in blood through urinary tract. But you should take it under the guidance of doctor.
- The fundamental method is to repair damaged kidney tissues and improve kidney function. Once kidney function is improved, excess potassium can be removed effectively out of the body.
Chinese Medicine Treatments are recommended to you, such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Foot Bath Therapy, Cycle Therapy, Edema Therapy, Acupuncture and Oral Chinese Medicine Therapy and so on, which are helpful for repairing damaged kidney tissues and cells and improving kidney function.
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