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Why Am I Lose Hair When Taking Dialysis

Time:  2014-03-10 08:27

Why Am I Lose Hair When Taking DialysisDialysis, is widely used by kidney medical establishments all over the world. However, more and more dialysis patients find that dialysis have a lot of side effects and they are too distressed about this condition. Today, let’s talk about why am I lose hair when taking dialysis.

Hair loss does happen to patients on kidney dialysis. This usually caused by malnutrition or side effects of some medicines. In general, the symptom of hair loss will be reversed when the underlying causes are solved.

Possible causes of hair loss on kidney dialysis patients

A. For kidney disease patients, the diet restriction is strict, especially for the patients who are taking dialysis. Usually, they are suggested to follow low-salt, low-protein and low-potassium diet. Restrict of beans, nuts, whole grains and diary products. All of these diet restrictions will cause malnutrition.

B. After taking dialysis, most people will suffer from nausea, vomiting and poor appetite, which can cause further loss of zinc in the body.

C. Side effects of some medicines. Some medicines that kidney disease patients taking can cause hair loss due to adverse reactions or drug side effects. You can ask your doctor to test whether your medicines can cause loss of hair or not. If so, you may need to substitute for another medicines. If inconvenient, you can consult our online doctor freely.

D. Thyroid problems. Sometimes thyroid problems can cause hair loss. A blood test can detect abnormal thyroid hormone level in the blood. Treat the cause of thyroid problem and recover normal thyroid hormone can prevent further hair loss.

Why am I lose hair when taking dialysis? Maybe there are some other causes based on your personalized illness condition. Do not delay any disease if you suffer from symptoms and you should try some effective therapies besides dialysis to treat your kidney disease. Any question? Email to chinesemedicinekidney@hotmail.com. We are here to help.

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