Dialysis can be a life-saving technique for the individual whose kidneys are unableto remove toxic waste and excess water from the blood. But over time, the processcan become both physically debilitating and psychologically difficult. To address theseissues, kidney specialist Dr. Rich Snyder has written a complete guide to dialysis.This book not only provides answers to common questions about the process, butalso offers practical advice and strategies, as well as complementary options thatcan help you deal successfully with the many aspects of your treatment plan.The book begins with an introduction to dialysis what it is, how it works, and whattypes are available. It then goes on to discuss the importance of blood tests, commonmedications and their complications, and associated disorders. Crucial information isincluded on natural supplements, lifestyle changes, nutrition, and effective copingtactics. For most people, dialysis is an unplanned and uncharted journey. In this book, Dr. Snyder lights the path ahead by combining compassion with rock-solid informationthat can make a real difference in your health."