Is uremia patient easy to suffer from osteoporosis? In clinical, there are many uremia patients appear the symptom of back pain which lets patients regard it as the complication of kidney disease. Only when they go to the hospital to know that is osteoporosis. However, why uremia patient easy to suffer from osteoporosis? Now let us tell you the reasons.
Calcium absorption capacity decreased in uremia patients
1- alpha hydroxylase activity was significantly decreased in uremia patient’s body which would reduce the ossification of calcitriol. Calcitriol could promoting the absorption of calcium in the intestinal tract and regulating the calcification of bone. So when it has been reduced, the absorption of calcium in the intestinal tract also has been reduced which could slower the bone calcification rate.
Uremia patients would lose much calcium
Due to the damaged kidneys, patient’s body cannot remove the metabolin in time. Once the kidneys could not remove much phosphorus, the ability to remove the calcium would be increased so that patients would lose much calcium.
Uremia patients cannot get enough protein
Uremia patients usually appear the digestive tract symptoms such as vomiting, nausea and abdominal pain which would make patients have a low appetite. And kidney failure patients also have a low protein diet because they need limit the intake of protein. We all know that protein is an important raw material for the formation of bone matrix. Long term low protein diet, make the body appear negative nitrogen balance, that is the amount of protein absorbed is less than lost.
So uremia patients need find some methods to help them get more calcium.
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