What Causes Cramps after Dialysis?

Q:
What causes cramps after dialysis?

A:
Muscle cramps is fairly common on dialysis. The exact causes of cramps after dialysis are unknown, three factors seem to increase cramping, which are:

  • Hypotension
  • Being below dry weight
  • Usage of low sodium dialysis solution
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