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    How Is Kidney Failure Related to Constipation

    2014-10-13 09:07| Font Size A A A

    How Is Kidney Failure Related to ConstipationKidney Failure patients are prone to suffer from various symptoms and discomforts due to kidney damage. Among the series of symptoms, constipation is more frustrating and annoying problem for them. Well then, how is kidney failure related to constipation?

    Constipation is commonly defined as having bowel movements with hard and dry stools. It is one of the most common digestive problems. To be frank, Kidney Failure is not the direct factor to lead to constipation. Instead, because of special of illness condition, patients are prone to suffer from constipation. The following conditions can be regarded as the causes of constipation in kidney failure.

    Strict dietary restrictions

    As we all know, our healthy kidneys are in charge of keeping and maintaining electrolyte balance in our body. However, for the damaged kidneys, they may lose the ability and patients have to develop the strict dietary restrictions such as low-sodium, low phosphate, or low phosphorus. However, in our daily life, many vegetables and fruits are high in mineral and they are the major sources of fiber which can contribute to the movement of stool, namely constipation.

    Side effects of certain medications

    High blood pressure is one of leading causes of kidney damage and in order to control its level, patients are prescribed some medicates like ARBs and ACEIs. In addition, to treat swelling, anemia, proteinuria and so on, the medications like diuretics, iron supplements and steroids, etc will be commonly used, while constipation is just one side effect of these medicines.

    Intestinal tract disorder

    As more and more toxins build up in the intestinal tract, thus causing digestive problems. Dyspepsia also contribute to leading to constipation.

    Fluid limitation

    Swelling or edema is the common symptom in patients with kidney failure. Once patients suffer from swelling, they are suggested to limit intake of water. If there is no enough water to supply the body, patients are likely to experience constipation.

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