Should you stay in bed with kidney disease? Not a few kidney patients think that they should stay in bed. It can help them maintain strengthen to the maximum and stabilize their state of illness. In fact, it is not suitable for all patients. Now go on reading to learn more information.
From the point of Chinese medicine, long-term staying in bed will impair qi flowing through the channels so as to cause further damage to your body. Therefore, it is advisable for you to take part in some exercises when your condition is allowed. For some patients, they are even encouraged to do exercises.
Then how to control the degree of rest and exercises?
-For patients with Nephritis and Nephrotic Syndrome.
If you do not have swelling and high blood pressure, you can increase your exercises. When your state of illness is stabilized and urine protein reduces, you can do some mild works. If you are with early or moderate chronic kidney failure, you can engage in some light activities and works.
-For patients with kidney failure
It is not right to stay in bed as long as possible, because it is bad for the improvement of your medical condition. When your symptoms and other signs become relief or disappear, you can do exercises.
In general, the intensity of exercises depends on your breath and heart beat. Their increase should be limited into 20%.
Of course, there are some patients that need stay in bed to have a good rest.
-If you have moderate edema, you have to stay in bed.
The degree of swelling is classified into three kinds, namely slight one, moderate one and severe one. Slight swelling refers to swelling in eyelid and ankles. Moderate swelling refers to pitting edema in lower limbs. If you have swelling in whole body or even hydrothorax or abdominal dropsy, it is severe swelling.
-If you have sudden gross blood urine or less urine (urine output is less than 400 ml per day), you should have a good rest.
-If you have shortness of breath, cough or palpitation caused by sudden lung infection or cardiac insufficiency, you have to stay in bed.
Should you stay in bed with kidney disease? It depends on your medical condition. If you can not solve your kidney problems in the local, welcome to our hospital for treatment. We will try our best to help you.