Symptoms of End Stage Renal Disease(ESRD)
End Stage Renal Disease refers to a very serious illness condition, in which the kidney function is below 15%. And today we are going to talk about the symptoms of this disorder. Read on and you can find the answer.
According to the glomerular filtration rate(GFR) level, kidney disease is divided into five stages. And ESRD is usually regarded as stage 5 chronic kidney disease(CKD). As the illness condition progresses, some of the following symptoms will occur:
At the beginning, patients may have swelling around the eyelids. If not controlled well, it may spread to the whole body. In serious condition, patients may have difficulty in breathing.
High blood pressure
High blood pressure is very common among patients with end stage renal disease. Generally, it can be triggered by two factors. One is water-sodium retention in the body and the other cause is the secretion of renin.
Kidney is endowed with the function of producing erythropoietin(EPO). However, when kidneys are damaged to a large extent, they will not work normally. As a result, patients may experience anemia.
Nausea and vomiting
For patients with this disease, they are more likely to experience digestive problems, such as nausea and vomiting, appetite loss and so on.
Except for the above symptoms, patients may have sleep problems, muscle cramp, dizziness, coma and so on.
The above contents are some of the symptoms of End Stage Renal Disease(ESRD). If you happen to be a person with this disorder, we are always ready to help. At our Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital, experts have created effective treatments known as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and Immunotherapy. Any doubts about this topic, you are welcomed to email us:firstname.lastname@example.org or consult with our online doctor directly.
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