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Foot Bath for Chronic Kidney Disease

Foot Bath for Chronic Kidney DiseaseChronic Kidney Disease isn’t easy to overcome, so a lot of remedies are used together to manage patients’ kidney disease. Foot bath is one oldest remedy that has been applied to fight against various diseases including kidney problem. For renal patients, taking foot bath regularly, they can find a difference about their overall health condition.

What is foot bath?

According to the TCM theory, foot is farthest from the heart and its burden is heaviest, so poor blood circulation is more likely to appear here. Besides, every organ has corresponding acupoint in sole. Foot bath is just one therapy that can improve the blood circulation in feet, so as to spread to the whole body. Besides, it can stimulate acupoints to boost patients’ illness condition.

Health benefits of foot bath for CKD patients

1. Boost blood circulation: Foot bath is effective to boost the blood circulation all over the body. With the action of warm water and herbal medicines, the effective ingredients of these medicines will permeate into the body to play their function.

2. Reduce blood pressure: These medicines can help expand blood vessels and regulate fluid and sodium balance, so patients can use some medicines to lower high blood pressure, which is one common symptom of chronic kidney disease.

3. Enhance immune ability: Because of accumulation of waste products and toxins and side effects of some medicines, CKD patients are usually at a high risk of infections. Boosted immune ability can make patients get more energy to fight against these problems.

Although foot bath is one important part of treatment plan for patients with chronic kidney disease, not all kidney patients can use it. If you have bleeding in your foot, skin problems, serious heart disease, and so on, you should consult the doctor online in detail.

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