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When Kidneys Fail, Do You Loose Appetite

When Kidneys Fail, Do You Loose AppetitePeople with poor kidney function often experience eating problems related to poor appetite. Well then what is the cause and how to improve food intake? Here we will give the answers for these two questions.

What are the causes of poor appetite?

1. Depression or low spirit

when people suffer from kidney disease or any other diseases, they usually have a loss of appetite. They seem to just lose interest in everything they usually find enjoyable, including food.

2. Medications

Once kidneys cannot perform well, people usually have various symptoms. And doctors will prescribe a number of medications to control the relative symptoms. Poor appetite can be a side effect of certain drugs like antibiotics, pain relievers.

3. Waste products and toxicity in your body

The healthy kidneys have the function to excrete waste products and toxic substances from your body, which makes you feel comfortable. However, when the kidneys fail, excessive wastes and toxic substances will build up in your body, which will make you vomiting and nausea. In this case, people will have poor appetite.

How to improve poor appetite?

1. Improve poor appetite through diet

Try to eat meats even if you are not hungry

4-6 small meals or snacks every day

Make foods attractive

2. Improve food intake through enhancing kidney function

As mentioned above, it is the declined kidney function that lead to wastes in your body and medications used. Then you have poor appetite. In this light, improving your renal function is the permanent solution for stimulating appetite. Western medicines just aim to control relative symptoms, while Chinese medicines focus on rebuilding the original structure and restore the healthy qi. This therapy is usually applied externally and the active ingredients can come to the damaged kidney lesions directly through your skin with the help of osmosis machine. Damaged kidney structure can be improved and also kidney function will be improved. Therefore, food intake can be improved.

Diet management and strong kidney function are two steps for poor appetite in kidney disease. If you have any question, please leave us a message below.

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