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How to Relieve Lower Limb Edema for CKD Patients

Lower Limb Edema for CKDLower limb edema is one common symptom of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). This will affect patients’ walking ability, if the edema is serious. Therefore, CKD patients must be eager to control this symptom, if they have this problem.

Why do CKD patients have lower limb edema?

Fluid collects in lower limb that is often accompanied with proteinuria, or foamy urine. When kidneys can’t filter blood normally, nutritions especially protein will leak into urine. Then, plasma protein level will decline, resulting in fluid retention in lower limb directly.

Extra fluid can’t be discharged out of the body that is another reason for lower limb edema. Additionally, some medications like calcium channel blocker and heart failure, one complication of kidney failure, can also cause edema in lower limb.

How to alleviate lower limb edema for Chronic Kidney Disease patients?

Since this symptom is due to low plasma protein level, the treatment should begin from increasing plasms protein level. Supplement high-quality protein timely that can help achieve this goal to some extent. It is also necessary to develop a low-sodium diet and control fluid intake.

Then, some medications are needed to manage patients’ lower limb edema. Diuretic, steroids, immunosuppressants, ACEI and ARBs all can help deal with lower limb edema. Consult the doctor online to determine what medicines are helpful for you.

Finally, Chronic Kidney Disease patients should accept treatment to repair damaged kidney filtration membrane, so protein can be kept in the body. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is one therapy that can provide enough blood and oxygen for inherent kidney cells and improve the self-curative ability of damaged kidney cells. Therefore, it can rebuild kidney structure successfully.

The above three steps can help relieve lower limb edema effectively. If you still have anything unclear, you can contact us directly.

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