How Do You Feel After Dialysis?

Why do I feel bad after dialysis?

Nausea and Vomiting

Patients can feel nauseous or experience vomiting for a number of reasons during and after dialysis treatments.

First of all, these symptoms are commonly associated with kidney disease.

Add low blood pressure and fluid weight gain to the mix and they are much more likely.

How does dialysis make you feel?

The dialysis treatment itself is painless. However, some patients may have a drop in their blood pressure. If this happens, you may feel sick to your stomach, vomit, have a headache or cramps. With frequent treatments, those problems usually go away.

Do you feel tired after dialysis?

Fatigue is commonly reported by HD patients. Although there is no widely accepted definition of postdialysis fatigue, patients often express feeling exhausted or drained soon after dialysis. Patients lose their ability to “experience life” as a result of both the physical and emotional impact of HD.

What helps fatigue after dialysis?

Intravenous L-carnitine supplementation has been shown to significantly improve fatigue in a small randomized trial in HD patients. The treatment of uremia by dialysis may also influence fatigue, as the mode and frequency of dialysis are associated with fatigue.