Learn more about kidney disorders like end-stage renal failure here. We’ve also got useful articles for people who want to know more about how to take better care of someone whose kidneys have given up on them.
Your choices about what to eat and drink can make a huge difference in how you feel and can make your treatments work better.
Dialysis is a lifesaving treatment. However, adjusting to dialysis is not easy and you may struggle to deal with numerous physical and emotional obstacles. It is normal to have these feelings, but also know it is important that you learn to fight them and develop positive thinking. This is true not only for patients struggling with chronic kidney disease, but even for the loved ones around them.
While haemodialysis treatment can be efficient at replacing some of the kidney’s lost functions, you may experience some of the related conditions listed below, although not everyone experiences all of these issues. Your dialysis team can help you deal with them.