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Can uremia cause seizures?

2017-10-05 16:50

According to the study found that uremia patients complicated with epilepsy. Epilepsy is one of the serious complications of uremia, if uremic patients with epilepsy, the general condition is more serious, the prognosis is poor, it is prone to accidents, leading to increased mortality, why does uremia patient cause epilepsy?
What are the causes of epilepsy caused by uremia?
1. uremic encephalopathy can cause epilepsy
In uremia, the accumulation of all kinds of medium and small molecule toxins such as urea, creatinine, phenol and indole can cause disorders of water, electrolyte and acid-base balance, hypertension, infection, has obvious neurotoxicity, other substances including some not yet identified the toxins, can cause uremia encephalopathy caused by epilepsy.
2. Brain edema can cause epilepsy
Uremic patients due to long-term loss of protein and insufficient protein intake, often associated with hypoproteinemia, the major manifestation of hypoproteinemia is severe edema. Severe hypoproteinemia can cause brain edema, resulting in increased intracranial pressure and seizures, so uremic patients should promptly correct hypoproteinemia to prevent epilepsy.
3. Epilepsy caused by internal environment disorder
The rapid change in pH and electrolytes after uremia dialysis can also lead to epilepsy.The main causes include: uremic patients with mental stress, the fear of hemodialysis, puncture pain and other stimuli and hypertensive encephalopathy, dialysis imbalance, the use of certain antibiotics as the main incentives, hypocalcemia, acidosis and hyperkalemia make Increased excitability of neuromuscular muscle can induce epilepsy, a large number of glucocorticoids can improve the excitability of the central nervous system induced epileptic seizures.
The above is the introduction related about "Can uremia cause seizures?", hope to help you. Uremic patients in the treatment process must pay attention to the occurrence of complications, and diet and living habits should be regular, and bad eating habits can lead to complications.

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