The purpose of this site is to provide you with information on kidney disease.You will read about the causes, symptoms, diet, remedies and a lot more about kidney disease.
Information contained in this site is intended for information and educational purposes only and not intended or suited for professional medical treatment. A physician must be consulted to seek any advice in related to health matters.
All human beings find change stressful – even the change that we are looking forward to. Renal failure patient will have to deal with more change than most people do. Not just the initial change of lifestyle after diagnosis, but ongoing changes like diet, medication and other challenges. All these changes mean you have to learn more and make decisions. You also have to adjust to doing less than you would like to and asking for help. This could be extremely stressful.
Once the doctor breaks the news about kidney disease, the patient goes through shock, denial, emotional distress, anger, depression and many other emotions before accepting and seeking help.
Specific anxieties that renal patients may have include:
Many patients find that they can regain a sense of control by learning as much as they can about kidney failure and treatment. Becoming an expert enables them to participate more actively in making decisions.
Counseling may help. The counselor will listen to you and try to understand your feelings from your perspective and will work with you to help you find your own way of dealing with problems.
Having counseling is not about being ill or inadequate. It is about making a positive choice to help you.
Early treatment can certainly slow the kidney disease from becoming kidney failure. This site will help you understand the steps that can help understand this disease, seek and prepare for proper help and live as close as to normal life.