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Causes of Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease

Anemia is one of the manifestations of Chronic Kidney Disease and it usually appears when the disease develops to a certain degree. Anemia refers to the shortage of red blood cells in the blood and these red blood cells carry oxygen from our lungs to all the parts of our body. Without enough blood supply, people will feel uncomfortable, and then what are the causes of anemia for people with Chronic Kidney Disease?
Our kidneys and livers can excrete erythropoietin which will promote the generation of red blood cells. For people with Chronic Kidney Disease, their kidneys are damaged, so the generation of erythropoietin will decrease and as a result, red blood cells reduce correspondingly. Consequently, anemia appears.
It is know to all, kidney has function of removing toxic substance from our body. As to people with Chronic Kidney Disease, their damaged kidneys can not assist to discharge these toxins; consequently, toxins pile up in their body. Large amount of toxins can cause damages to every part of our body. Therefore, under the action of these toxins, the lifespan of red blood cells is shortened, which will anemia as well.Kidney Failure With Severe Anemia and Stage 5 Chronic Renal Failure and Anemia Diagnosis and Gopal Chandra Basak, Anemia, Hypertension, Diabetic Nephropathy
People suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease usually have hematuria which means the red blood cells in urine outnumber the normal value. That is to say, people with Chronic Kidney Disease lose some red blood cells through their urination. Long-term hematuria(Hematuria and Kidney Disease) makes more and more red blood cells are lost and as a result, anemia appears.

With the occurrence of anemia(Anemia and Kidney Disease), people with Chronic Kidney Disease may feel tired easily, have little energy for daily activities, have a poor appetite, have trouble in sleeping, feel dizzy or have headache, have rapid heart beat, or have pale complexion. Most people with Chronic Kidney Disease will develop anemia and as Chronic Kidney Disease worsen, anemia will become more severe. Therefore, to avoid the bad influence from anemia, preventing anemia is necessary for people suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease. For more information, please email to me or consult our consultant online.

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