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How Long Can Someone Live When Kidneys Are Failing


2013-10-05 11:38

How Long Can Someone Live When Kidneys Are FailingWhen kidneys are failing gradually, we call it chronic kidney failure. With the progress of patients’ illness condition, more and more healthy problems appear to threaten their life. In this case, how long someone can live when kidneys are failing must attract their highly attention.

How about the answer?

Chronic kidney failure is one condition that develops slowly. If controlled very well, some patients can live with it up to several decades. However, once patients’ renal disease aggravates to end stage or stage 5, many complications rather than kidney failure itself will imperil patients’ life. With severe complications, death may happen suddenly, that is to say, patients only can live for several days to some weeks.

What affects the life expectancy of chronic kidney failure patients?

Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death for people with kidney disease. Also, it is reported that 45%-60% of kidney failure patients die of this complication. Bedsides, some other factors as follows may also threaten patients’ life:

- Acidosis

- Hyperkalemia or high potassium level

- Swelling specially pulmonary edema

- Build up of too many waste products and toxins

For people who have begun dialysis, stopping dialysis treatment without doctor’s permission can also cause death.

How to prolong kidney failure patients’ life span?

Since severe complications are alarm for danger of kidneys failing, the measure to prolong these patients’ life span should begin from management of these complications. Different complications need different treatments. If you are suffering from one of the above mentioned, tell the online doctor so that they can help you make a systemic treatment plan.

At the same time, improving kidney function is a guarantee to make patients’ overall health maintain longer and prevent the relapse of complications. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy aims at protecting residual kidney functioning tissues and repairing damaged but not necrotic cells, so this therapy is a good choice to reverse kidney failing.

With less complications and high kidney function level, kidney failure patients can get long life expectancy without dialysis and kidney transplant. Leave a message below, so kidney experts here will guide you to prolong your life span as longer as possible.



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