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How Long Can A Person Survive on Dialysis

2015-02-22 07:09

How Long Can A Person Survive on DialysisKidney dialysis is a double-edged sword. One side, it cleanses blood and protects internal organs from toxic substances; on the other side, it causes life-threatening side effects. Therefore, how long can a person survive on dialysis becomes a concern for these who are planing to start dialysis.

To be honest, there is no an exact answer about the life span of people undergoing dialysis, because the answer depends upon a wide range of variables. According to clinical statistics, the average life span of dialysis patients is about 4 years, but in reality, some of them may live as short as one year and some others may enjoy a bountiful life for as long as 25 years.

Survival rate of dialysis differs from time to time. In the first year, the survival rate is close to 80%, 64% in the second year, 33% in the fifth year and 10% in tenth year. For this reason, some people hold the idea that kidney failure patients should not start dialysis until their life is really threatened.

Survival rate of dialysis can be affected by many factors like disease cause, age, daily care and diet plan. Therefore, if we want to live longer, we need to do well in every aspect. (You can consult online doctor to get individual suggestions about how to manage dialysis well)

Besides, another fact we need to know is there is alternative for kidney dialysis. Dialysis works to remove some harmful substances out of the body. It can not repair kidney damages, so to keep blood clean, regular dialysis is needed. When kidneys shut down completely, dialysis is a must if not matched kidney is found, but for these who still have good urine output, they can avoid or get off dialysis with the help of alternative treatment named Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. Maybe you are interested in learning Tima’s story: Stage 5 CKD: Say Goodbye to Dialysis.Tima get off dialysis successfully with our systematic treatment, including Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, and after that, he needs not to worry about how long he can survive on dialysis any more.

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