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    Cope with Swelling (Edema) in CKD Stage 3 Effectively

    2013-08-04 14:08| Font Size A A A

    CKD Stage 3, swellingSwelling or edema can not only affect patients’ image, also cause shortness of breath if the condition is severe. Then how to cope with swelling in CKD stage 3 effectively and safely?

    CKD stage 3 means the moderate reduction of kidney function. At this stage, the kidneys may lose their ability to control how much fluid stays in the body and they do not remove extra fluid. A person may notice swelling in their lower legs, hands or face around the eyes. Now let’s see the several home remedies for swelling in CKD stage 3.


    Dandelion is considered an effective diuretic and may be helpful in removing excess fluids that forms in the ankles and feet because of the edema that develops during kidney disease. Dandelion should not be used by people taking pharmaceutical diuretics, unless under the supervision of a health practitioner.


    Cranberry juice may also be helpful in reducing edema in the feet and ankles because it stimulates increased urination and flushing of the kidneys.

    Burdock root

    Burdock root may be especially useful to help remove swelling from edematous tissues in the legs and feet. It can be applied topically as a poultice or used raw in salads and dried in tea.

    Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy

    This natural treatment aims at helping patients with CKD stage 3 repair kidney damage and recover kidney function. There is no doubt that swelling and edema can be relieved with the recovery of kidney function. Two bags filled with processed Chinese herbal medicines are put under the lower back of patients, with the help of osmosis device, the active materials effectively get to kidneys lesions after permeating into skin and then begin to come into play. Kidney disease patients just need to lie on the bed to take it at home, foreign patients describe it as Chinese massage, very comfortable. Not only can swelling be treated well also dialysis and kidney transplant can be effectively avoided.

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