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    What Cause Kidney Failure Patients to Be Sleepy

    2014-08-27 02:16| Font Size A A A

    What Cause Kidney Failure Patients to Be SleepyKidney Failure patients are prone to suffer from numerous discomforts and symptoms. And they are likely to be sleepy, namely drowsiness. How does it occur in kidney disease? If you are a sufferer, you can read this passage and the following contents will be helpful for you.

    Sleepy or drowsiness refers to feeling abnormally sleep during the day. People who are drowsy may fall asleep in inappropriate situations or times. Excessive daytime sleepiness may be a sign of a sleep disorder.

    Kidney failure means that your kidneys have got damaged and failed to function properly. Normally, our healthy kidneys are responsible for removing the metabolic wastes and toxins from the body, promote the production of erythropoietin as well as regulating and balancing electrolyte and acid-based. However, for kidney disease patients, their injured kidneys can not work normally. In this case, it will lead to numerous symptoms and complications. There are several symptoms which contribute to sleepy.

    High creatinine level and high BUN level.

    Too much accumulation of waste products, such as creatinine, BUN (blood urea nitrogen) will reduce the gastrointestinal peristalsis and effect the gastrointestinal digestion-absorption function, causing the poor nutrient absorption. Once the body lacks of nutritions and energy, patients are likely to be sleepy.


    Anemia is the most common symptom for chronic kidney disease patients. Since kidney function drops gradually and the kidneys fail to produce the enough erythropoietin (EPO), patients will lack of red blood cells, leading to anemia. And anemia is always associated with fatigue and weakness. And in this case, patients will become drowsiness.


    Leakage of massive proteinuria aggravate the patients condition and cause the malnutrition.

    Sleep disorder

    Some patients may have trouble in falling asleep in night due to disturbs of itching skin, restless leg, etc. Therefore, they will become sleep in the daytime.

    How to deal with this condition?

    1. Remove the wastes and toxins in the body

    2. Design a scientific and reasonable diet plan

    3. Fight against anemia

    4. Repair kidney damage--Blood Pollution Therapy

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