Boosting Mood During Kidney Dialysis
Physical illness can be a mental and emotional downer. Patients with kidney failure who are regularly hooked up to dialysis certainly aren't immune to sadness. Fortunately, there may be ways to lift their spirits and their physical health.
Dialysis Patients Fair Better When Happier
Cardiovascular health can be affected by mental health, especially in dialysis patients. Feeling supported and maintaining a positive outlook can help keep patients healthier for longer and even alive.
Sad About Kidneys
Reinforcing the fact that your mental health impacts your overall health, a new study has found a link between depression and your kidney health.
The Emotional Toll of Dialysis
A recent study done in Spain shows the different ways in which people with kidney disease cope with dialysis and view their quality of life, both in and out of hospital.