Cause and Treatment for High Blood Pressure After Dialysis

Dialysis generally includes hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. Dialysis generally refers to hemodialysis, which is a commonly used treatment for patients with renal failure to sustain life. If the patient is receiving hemodialysis (dialysis), symptoms of hypotension may occur after kidney washing. For peritoneal dialysis patients, generally do not appear low blood pressure. So how is the cause of low blood pressure after renal dialysis? What kind of treatment should the patient do? I will answer these two questions in this article. Hope to be able to have questions to help friends.

Causes of hypotension caused by kidney washing

One of the most common side effects of hemodialysis is hypotension, and in general, female patients and patients over 60 years of age are at greater risk. More seriously, almost all patients with renal dialysis will experience a period of low blood pressure.
In many cases, excess weight is increased during the kidney, and then a lot of fluid is drained from the body during the kidney wash, and low blood pressure occurs. In addition, the use of antihypertensive drugs, diabetic autonomic neuropathy, cardiac dysfunction and allergic to the dialysis device will also appear hypotension.

What happens to patients with low blood pressure after renal dialysis?

Patients with hypotension after renal dialysis will appear dizziness, headache, loss of appetite, fatigue, difficulty breathing and other symptoms. Longer hypotension can cause a series of complications, such as vision problems, hearing loss, cardiovascular disease, and blurring, if left untreated. Therefore, patients with renal dialysis associated with hypotension should pay special attention to the treatment of blood pressure control box.

How should low blood pressure appear after kidney washing?

Because of the variety of treatment conditions, treatment of hypotension includes medical treatment and home treatment.

1. Limit the intake of the liquid during dialysis. This can prevent excessive fluid in the kidney when the loss of body, can reduce the incidence of hypotension. If you are doing dialysis, but do not know how much liquid should be taken, you can give our doctor a message, we will give you according to your condition to provide accurate treatment.

2. Use the correct antihypertensive drug. Excessive use of these drugs can lead to hypotension, so patients need to determine according to the condition they use the dose is correct.

3. Eating nutritious foods, supplemented with vitamin C, vitamin B and appropriate protein can be effective in the treatment of hypotension.

4. eat some drugs, if the above treatment does not work, the patient should be based on the doctor’s advice for drug treatment.

In addition, the patient should rest more, do not carry out strenuous exercise, develop good habits, do not smoke do not drink. These will be the treatment of low blood pressure help. If you have any questions, please give us a message or mail: kidneyfailurecn@hotmail.com. We are happy to help you.