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    Why Dialysis Can Cause Confusion and Disorientation

    Why Dialysis Can Cause Confusion and DisorientationDialysis is a life-saving treatment for end stage renal disease (ESRD) or Kidney Failure patients. And there are two kinds of dialysis: hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. You should know no matter which type of dialysis, it is possible for patients to suffer from adverse effects like condusion and disorientation which can affect their normal life largely. Well then, what can cause the condition in dialysis? Now, let’s have a discussion.

    Dehydration

    Dehydration is the most common causes of confusion and disorientation in dialysis. As we know, dialysis patients need to limit their fluid intake strictly. If there are too much fluid removed from dialysis, it will easily cause dehydration for patients.

    Side effects of medicines

    When people have end stage kidney failure, they also suffer from some serious symptoms and complications, which should be controlled by medications. The common used medications such as ACEI, ARB or calcium channel blocker and some diuretics may cause some side effects for kidney failure patients. And confusion and disorientation is common one for dialysis patients.

    Low blood sugar

    Diabetes is one leading causes of kidney failure in the world. Long-time high blood sugar can further cause kidney damage. Patients need to through dialysis to control blood sugar. Dialysis itself can be lower blood sugar level effectively, while the use of some medications to reduce high blood sugar may cause low blood sugar for dialysis patients, which can also cause confusion.

    Vitamin B12 deficiency

    Because of dialysis and foods restriction, patients will easily have vitamin B12 deficiency, which will cause the symptoms such as fatigue, pale skin, weakness, sleepiness, numbness, etc.

    Through the above analysis, we can see that dialysis indeed can cause confusion and disorientation. One of urgent things is how to stop the condition. More helpful advice, please ask help from our Online Doctors or mail us to ckdstage@hotmail.com


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