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How should I prepare for hemodialysis?

There is a particular preparation routine, patients must go through before they have hemodialysis. Our staff will tell you everything you need to know about it.

Make sure you have a detailed discussion with your doctor before the procedure. He or she will tell you exactly how you should prepare and what risks are involved. Before hemodialysis, you should get enough rest because this helps the body remove the toxins.

If you are a smoker, try quitting because tobacco enhances inflammation and toxins-related damage.

Keep your pressure monitored because a high blood pressure affects the kidneys and try to have a balanced and healthy diet.

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