Is It A Must to Give up Smoking with Kidney Disease

2018-08-04 15:07

Is It A Must to Give up Smoking with Kidney DiseaseGenerally, smoking is associated with lung cancer, because it is well known that smoking harms lungs. But with the popularization of health knowledge, more and more doctors and people have realized that smoking is not only bad for lungs, but also bad for the whole body, and this effect becomes more serious after the occurrence of other diseases in the body! For example, kidney disease.

When you go to see your doctors, the doctors also tell you to quite smoking, right? But they may not tell you why you should quit smoking.

Why kidney patients should give up smoking?

1. The large amount of nicotine in cigarettes can lead to glomerular ischemia, insufficient kidney blood flow, and aggravation of kidney disease when it enters the body. Nicotine also causes blood vessels to contract, raising blood pressure, which can further aggravate kidney disease.

2. Carbon monoxide in cigarettes can be combined with red blood cells in the first place to increase the content of carbon monoxide in the blood, and then the blood can transport less oxygen than before, due to which renal ischemia and anoxia occurs easily in kidneys. Anoxia is not conductive to the treatment of kidney disease.

3. Smoking is not conducive to the stability and normal blood lipids, and it can also induce cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, which are the main causes of death in kidney patients.

4. Smoking can damage the lungs and affect the respiratory system. In the long run, it will cause a serious decline in lung immunity.

5. Smoking can reduce your life expectancy. If you smoke one cigarette a day, it will reduce your life expectancy by about 10 minutes. Although it is only an estimate, under the same conditions, non-smokers must live longer than smokers.

How to give up smoking for kidney patients?

Many medical experts have tried many ways to help smokers quit smoking, such as drug intervention, clinical care intervention, health intervention and so on.

The results show that the combination of drug and health interventions works best, and the shorter it takes to quit, the better of the effect.

We all know that it is difficult to give up smoking. But due to its various side effects, you had better quite smoking as early as possible. For more information on CKD treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor. Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital will be always here ready to help you.

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