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My mothers kidneys failed recently, will she feel more tired and depressed?

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Dr. Robin Matsukawa
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Tiredness can be caused by untreated depression and also having a failed kidney may increase tiredness.
Being on dialysis can increase tiredness.

In brief: Yes

Tiredness can be caused by untreated depression and also having a failed kidney may increase tiredness.
Being on dialysis can increase tiredness.
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Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Most people who live with kidney or renal failure do notice a decrease in energy.
Some people will feel depressed. This should be discussed with the doctor as treatment may help.

In brief: Yes

Most people who live with kidney or renal failure do notice a decrease in energy.
Some people will feel depressed. This should be discussed with the doctor as treatment may help.
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