Symptoms

Gym/Exercise

I know, I know! Probably the last thing you are thinking about when on dialysis. But it is so important to exercise. It makes such a different to your general and mental health –...

Forgetfulness

Forgetfulness & confusion is the worst of the mental health symptoms of CKD. Don’t confuse it with the odd memory laps. CKD will make you confused and forgetful – which can be very scary....

Tenckhoff Catheter & After Op

This is one post I really wanted to do because just before I had my tenckhoff catheter op, I was searching the net to find out about them and all I could find was...

Taped Up

I think that one of the worse things about the tenckhoff catheter is all the tape & sticky dressing you have to use on your skin. The constant putting on and ripping off ends...

Bad Taste

A very close second in “Dan’s top ten worse symptoms of CKD” is the bad taste you get in your mouth. It’s annoying because; You have a horrible taste in your mouth all the...

Pooing

Yeah, I went there early on! If you are on PD like me, you might have noticed that your Doctors and Nurses seem to have (what seems) an unhealthy obsession with your bowl movements....

Itching

"The itching is one of the worst  symptoms for me" Is something I hear all the time and is certainly true for me. However a lot of people do not know why they itch...