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What are the benefits of short daily and nocturnal home hemodialysis?

Many reports indicate that people using short daily and nocturnal home hemodialysis:
  • take less medication to control blood pressure and anemia
  • take less medication to keep phosphorus under control (this helps prevent bone disease)
  • have improvements in neuropathy (nerve damage) and less restless legs syndrome
  • feel better during dialysis and less “washed out” after treatments
  • have more energy for daily tasks
  • sleep better
  • have fewer and shorter hospital stays
  • have better quality of life
  • live longer

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