Quite a number of kidney failure patients are tormented by shortness of breath or chest heaviness. Most often, these symptoms reveal the onset of severe complications of chronic kidney failure. Then, patients have to the visit the hospital. Why do kidney failure patients have shortness of breath and chest heaviness? How to deal with them?
Do you have a similar experience?
Here is one medical case from one of our patients. If you have same problem, read on to find out useful information for you.
I has a creatinine level of 6.1 and is diagnosed with Kidney Failure and Diabetic Nephropathy. Two days back I was admitted to the hospital as I had shortness of breath and chest heaviness which were solved by dialysis. Then, doctors give me enema therapy, moxibustion, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and Foot Bath. Thanks to my doctor very much, as my symptoms are solved and kidney function level increases obviously after my treatment. Finally, I also get rid of dialysis.
Is shortness of breath and chest heaviness associated to kidney failure?
Yes, it is. For people with kidney failure, their shortness of breath is usually caused by excessive fluid on the lungs or cardiac insufficiency. Besides, renal anemia may be another cause of shortness of breath. As for chest heaviness or chest pain, it is more likely to indicate inflammation around the heart. When kidneys can’t filter out toxins effectively, more and more urea will build up in the body that can cause inflammation easily.
How to treat shortness of breath and chest heaviness for kidney failure patients?
Based on the above causes, the treatments should be able to filter out extra fluid and uremic toxins like urea, increase kidney function. Our this patient gets these therapeutic effects from enema therapy, moxibustion, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and Foot Bath. However, different patients need different treatment plan, and the above treatments may not suit for other patients. If you also have these problems, you can send you latest test report including the levels of creatinine, BUN, hemoglobin, etc, to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Kidney experts will give you some treatment suggestions in 24 hours.