CKD Stage 4 Prognosis and Life Expectancy

Life expectancy is a frequently asked question by many patients, especially those who have lost most of their kidney function. This article is to solve a 45 years old mans question about the life expectancy of 21% kidney function. People wh

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Life Expectancy: 45 Years Old, 21 Percent Kidney Function

2014-09-05 07:59

Life Expectancy: 45 Years Old, 21 Percent Kidney FunctionLife expectancy is a frequently asked question by many patients, especially those who have lost most of their kidney function. This article is to solve a 45 years old man’s question about the life expectancy of 21% kidney function. People who have the same or similar condition can also learn about some thing from this article.

What does 21% kidney function mean?

Kidney function is tested is mainly reflected by the glomerular filtration rate (GFR). When the kidneys are damaged and fail to filter wastes and toxins adequately, the GFR decreases. When GFR reduces to 21ml/min, it means the patients are in the Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Without timely treatment, it is easy to reach to End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) which need dialysis or kidney transplant.

Life expectancy of 21% kidney function of 45 years old people

Life expectancy is affected not only by age and kidney function but also the people’s physical health, primary causes of kidney disease, medical treatment history, complications or symptoms well controlled or not. Therefore, it is difficult to tell you the exact life expectancy of 21% kidney function for 45 years old people. You can email your test report to kidney-symptoms@hotmail.com, and our doctor will analyze it and then give you a more accurate answer.

You should know that this condition is irreversible, but you can also do something to prolong your lifespan as much as you can.

Ways to improve kidney function

1. Live a healthy life

A healthy life style for people with kidney disease include a restricted diet (low-sodium, low protein, low potassium and phosphorous), moderate exercise (biking, walking, jogging, swimming, Tai Chi, Yoga), avoiding smoking and alcohol as well as caffeine. Taking fresh vegetables and fruits. You can consult your dietitian for details.

2. Timely and proper treatment

If you have severe symptoms such as uncontrolled high blood pressure, swelling, diarrhea, proteinuria or hematuria, you can take some medicines to relieve these symptoms.

However, you should not depend on these medicines, because they will cause side effects in a long time. If you want to treat kidney disease from the root, you should find ways to repair the damaged kidneys. Micro-Chinese Medicine can be a good choice for you since it is natural and is very effective for improving kidney function. Do you want to learn about it? Contact us now!

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