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Do You Know Which Stage of Kidney Disease Are You In

2015-12-29 01:21

Do You Know Which Stage of Kidney Disease Are You InKidney disease has five stages. Each stage has its own characteristic. Do you know which kidney disease stage are you in. In this article, we will tell you stages of kidney disease.

1. Inflammatory Reaction Stage

In this stage, kidney function has not been damaged. You may only have some clinical symptoms like urine protein, occult blood, swelling and high blood pressure, etc. If you take treatment in this stage, it is easy to be cured. But many patients are unaware of already existing kidney disease because of silent symptoms, they will miss the best treatment time. Therefore, it is very important to have regular checkups.

2. Compensatory stage of kidney function

This stage refers that kidney function has been damaged slightly. But kidneys have strong compensatory ability. Slightly damaged kidneys can perform their work to meet your body needs.

In this stage, serum creatinine level is between 133-177umol/L. About half of kidney function can still work so most patients have no discomforts. This is the reason why they delay the treatment.

3. Decompensatory stage of kidney function

Decompensatory stage refers that kidneys have been damaged severely. Kidney’s compensatory ability cannot meet your body needs.

In this stage, your serum creatinine level is between 178-442umol/L. Two-thirds of kidney nephrons have been damaged. At this time, you can have weakness. If timely and professional treatment is adopted, you have 50% chance to get cured.

4. Kidney failure

When serum creatinine is higher than 443umol/L, you have been in kidney failure. At this stage, kidney function has declined to an irreversible stage. Every day there will be many kidney cell killed. You will feel obvious discomforts such as anemia, dizziness, fatigue and nausea, etc. You are possibly suggested by your doctor to begin dialysis. The treatment key is to delay the deterioration of kidney function, stop kidney cells from being damaged and protect residual kidney function.

5. Uremia stage

At uremia stage, you will have severe symptoms like dizziness, vomiting, nausea, heart failure, fatigue and weakness, etc. Since many toxins accumulate in your body, other body organs are also damaged. The significance of treatment for uremia stage is to sustain your life and reduce your pain.

The above are 5 stages of kidney disease. If you take early and effective treatment, your kidney disease will not develop to uremia stage. The early and effective treatment is a systematic Chinese medicine treatment including Blood Pollution Therapy, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, Mai Kang Mixture and Medicinal Soup, etc. Based on specific illness condition, proper Chinese medicine treatments will be adopted. You can send your medical reports to kidneycares@hotmail.com. Our kidney experts will give you suggestion as soon as possible.

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