CKD Stage 3 and Anemic: Is It Safe to Take Vitamins

2019-01-14 16:50

Question: I have CKD stage 3, GFR 41. I feel anaemic, is it safe to take vitamins?

CKD Stage 3 and Anemic: Is It Safe to Take VitaminsAnswer: In CKD stage 3, your kidneys are damaged moderately so that you will have some symptoms. You said you feel anemic. Anemia happens when your red blood cells are in short supply. It is a common complication of CKD.

How does CKD cause anemia?

Your kidneys make an important hormone called erythropoietin. It can stimulate bone marrows to make red blood cells. When you have kidney disease, your kidneys cna not make enough EPO. Low EPO levels cause your red blood cell count to drop and anemia to develop. Anemia can happen early in the course of kidney disease and grow worse as kidneys fail and can no longer make EPO.

With anemia, you may have the following symptoms.

-Feel tired or weak

-Look pale

-Feel cold

-Shortness of breath

-Have a poor appetite

-Rapid heartbeat

Vitamins for CKD stage 3 to improve anemia

Anemia can be treated with erythropoiesis stimulating agents (ESAs) and extra iron. And if you have vitamin deficiency, you can supplement moderate folate, vitamin B-12 and vitamin C. But you had better talk with your doctor about the amount of vitamins. Too much is as bad as too little.

In addition, you need to take systemic treatment to repair kidney damage and restore renal function. Only in this way can you treat anemia from the root. Here we recommend you to try a systemic treatment. It is Toxin-Removing Treatment, also known as Detoxification Therapy. This treatment makes use of various therapies such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Foot Bath and so on to eliminate waste products and extra fluid from body via urine, sweat and bowel movement. It can also dilate blood vessels and remove stasis to improve blood circulation and increase blood flow into kidneys so that enough essential elements such as oxygen, nutrients and active ingredients of medicine can be transported into nidus to speed up kidney recovery. Moreover, it can reduce renal inflammation and halt the progression of kidney disease.

After about half month’s treatment, anemia will get improved greatly.

After about one month’s treatment, your disease will be under control, and renal function will get improved.

Is it safe to take vitamins with CKD stage 3 and anemia? It depends on your medical condition, and pay attention to the amount you can take. For more information on CKD treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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