For patients with FSGS, what they can do is to protect their kidney function and improve their overall condition, so that the progression of FSGS can be slowed down, and patients can have a much longer life expectancy. Well then, what can patients do to prolong their life expectancy effectively?
Diet can make a significant influence to patient’s health condition, so it is important for patients to regulate their diet to protect their kidney function and overall health.
In fact, there are many aspects should be considered by patients with FSGS to protect their kidney function, like the intake of protein, sodium, phosphorus, etc. Beside, it is important for patients to take abundant vitamin and moderate calory to improve their overall health condition. But it is important for patients to make diet plan according to their own condition, and it is necessary for patients to ask for help from a dietitian and their renal doctor.
Exercise is very beneficial for patients to improve their health condition, and it is a good method to control blood pressure and protect patient’s cardiovascular system. In fact, cardiovascular disease is a major cause of death in patients with kidney disease, so it is in patients with FSGS.
Patients should remember to keep a good emotion in their life, and that is very helpful for patients to improve their condition.
In fact, good emotion has the effect of improving patient’s immunity, which is a great help for patients with kidney disease. Besides, lots of patients die after they quit treatment due to their depression and the loss of confidence.
4.Good life habits:
In patients’ life, they should make themselves to have good life habits, like keeping warm and clean so as to prevent infection, having enough rest and avoiding tiredness, etc. And these are also very beneficial for patients to protect their kidney function and improve their health condition.
These are some important aspects for patients to follow in their life to improve their life expectancy. As we know. it is necessary for patients to do what they can to improve their condition, which will contribute to a better life span eventually.