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Can Chronic Kidney Disease Cause Muscle Cramps

Can Chronic Kidney Disease Cause Muscle CrampsFor patients with CKD, they are very possible to suffer from muscle cramps. Many of them are confused why this can happen, and here we will give you a specific answer and discuss how to treat it in CKD.

In the beginning, see how CKD cause muscle cramps.

As for muscle cramps, two factors can result it, which are deficiency of vitamin D, and low calcium level in body.

In chronic kidney disease, kidney is impaired, and kidney function decreases. In this case, balance of electrolyte can be broken in body. In addition, due to deposition of phosphorus in body, calcium in bones will be pulled out to maintain the balance of calcium and phosphorus in body, leading to lack of calcium in bones. What is worse, vitamin D can be affected by chronic kidney disease, making volume of vitamin D less.

As a consequent, muscle cramps can appear on patients with CKD finally.

Muscle cramps can affect normal life and activities very much, and it is important to treat this in kidney disease.

Then how to treat it effectively in CKD?

1. Supply rich calcium

Patients with muscle cramps should get enough calcium in daily life, eating some food like milk, egg and fish. In this way, low calcium level can be improved very well.

2. Sunshine

In addition, they should get more sunshine in daily life, which can help produce more vitamin D in our body. So they need to have sunshine to have enough vitamin D.

3. Kidney function

Chinese medicines can recover kidney function, making muscle cramps get alleviated very effectively. Because it can prevent kidney inflammation, repair kidney damage, promote blood circulation and expand blood vessels.

In this way, muscle cramps can be treated at last. Thus, they are suggested to use Chinese medicines to treat chronic kidney disease. If you have any problems or more information, contact us freely any time.

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