Ideal weight gain between two dialysis sessions:within 3-5% of body weight
Excessive fluid intake may lead to:
- An increase in blood pressure
- Swelling in feet, ankles, wrists and face
- Shortness of breath due to fluid in lungs
- Heart problems: rapid heartbeat, an enlarged heart and weakened heart muscles
Fluid can be found in:
Tips to quench thirst:
Tips to control fluid:
- Distribute your fluid evenly throughout the day.
- Use a measuring bottle to keep track of your daily fluid intake.