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The Reasons and Treatment for Hyperkalemia in Renal Failure

2014-09-05 19:44

The Reasons and Treatment for Hyperkalemia in Renal Failure  Hyperkalemia is a kind of complications of Renal Failure, it usually occurred when the urine output decrease in a short time. It will hurt the heart , kidney and other organs of the body. So, how to deal with it becomes a hot topic, today i will show you some information about the reasons and treatment for Hyperkalemia in Renal Failure. If you have other questions you can chat with our online doctor here.

In put too much potassium in a short time, it is usually occurs among patients with insufficiency kidney and little urine. With the kidney disorder, the potassium can not be discharged in time, thus accumulate in the blood and form Hyperkalemia.

Treatment for Hyperkalemia in Renal Failure

Be control the intake of foods with high potassium, at the same time, applying some Potassium diuretic, both of them can help to prevent the disease in advance. If there are little urine or no urine, you should choose ion exchange resins, a drip of insulin or High heavy sodium carbonate intravenous drip, but they may heavy water and sodium retention and expand blood volume, so you need to caution it. Another ways is the most common way that is dialysis, which is used to ease symptoms of kidney disease.

As we mentioned above, patient with this symptoms should control the intake of foods contain high potassium. Fruits and vegetables like pumpkin, wax gourd, apple, pear ,pineapple, watermelon, grape, all of them are lower in potassium, so as a patient you can eat some of them. The foods like banana, orange, hawthorn, peach,spinach, tomato and beans, are high in potassium, so you should keep away from them. If you have to eat the foods with high potassium, you can reduce the contains in it by freezing and soaking in water for a while before eat it.

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