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How to Relieve Constipation for FSGS Stage 4 Patients

 Relieve Constipation for FSGS Stage 4Question: Hi my husband is FSGS patient in stage 4 kidney failure and has 14 percent kidney function. he is not on dialysis yet but having problems with constipation. I am looking for something to help him relieve that. Sometimes he does not have bowel movements for 2 weeks.

Answer: Because of fluid restriction, lack of exercises and side effects of certain medicines, it is likely for kidney failure patients to suffer from constipation.

Dangers of constipation for FSGS stage 4 patients

-If stool stays in body for a long time, it can easily cause high blood potassium level and fluid retention in body so as to worsen your condition.

-Constipation can also give rise to high blood pressure and fatigue as well as affect appetite.

Treatment to relieve constipation for FSGS patients

-In diet, fresh vegetables and fruits are preferred, because they are rich in fiber, which can help bowel movement.

-To take part in some gentle exercises, such as yoga, tai chi, jogging, walking, etc. They can help increase intestine peristalsis and improve other problems, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, etc.

-To take some medications to help relieve constipation under the direction of your doctor.

-To try Chinese medicine, such as Enema Therapy, which is to infiltrate medicinal soup into the intestinal tract. This therapy can greatly alleviate constipation. It can also help your body discharge fluid out so as to relieve swelling. Besides, Medicated Bath and Foot Bath are also good choice. When they are used together, they can set up good blood condition for kidney self-healing and other medication application. After a period of treatment, not only is constipation eased, but also kidney function will be enhanced. With the improvement of kidney function, the associated symptoms and complications will be brought under control easily.

If you are also an FSGS patient troubled by constipation, hope the above information can help you relieve it. For more information on FSGS treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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