Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Failure, also called Stage 4 CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) is characterized by severe damaged kidney function. It is very important for patients to take methods to improve Stage 4 CKD to prevent End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). But what patients can do to deal with this condition?
Chronic Kidney Disease, as the name implies, develops within many years. Stage 4 CKD is incurable but can be well treated to prevent ESRD. To achieve that goal, patients have to to from several aspects, including diet changes, lifestyle modification and medication. You can take the following suggestions as a general guidance. Any questions, please email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message below.
Diet for Stage 4 CKD
● Reduce sodium intake. Salty foods such as processed meat and fast foods should be avoided.
● Watch out your protein intake. This is to reduce the wastes produced by protein metabolism and protect the kidneys. Well, add more high-quality protein foods such as egg white, fish and lean meat is necessary to ensure calories meets of the body.
● Lower potassium and phosphorous intake. If these mineral levels in the blood are higher than normal range, they will cause some problems such as shortness of breath, abnormal heart rate and skin itching.
Medication for Stage 4 CKD
Medicines are given based on the root cause of Chronic Kidney Disease, such as diabetes, immune disorders or diabetes,etc. But to treat kidney disease from the root, namely, improving kidney function, I recommend Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
The main function of TCM is to purify the blood so as to fight against inflammation and improve blood circulation. Therefore, kidneys can get enough blood volume and oxygen to repair the damaged renal tissues, thus improving renal function. Welcome your consultation!