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Does Dialysis Extend Your Life

2015-03-25 15:12

Does Dialysis Extend Your LifeFor kidney failure patients, they are no strangers to dialysis. Dialysis takes over part of kidney function to filter waste products and excessive fluid out of the body. Does dialysis extent your life? Many kidney failure patients are worried about life span after receiving dialysis. After reading this article, you will find the answer.

In short-term, dialysis is beneficial.

When your kidney disease develops to kidney failure, massive waste products build up in the blood, which may lead to uremia. As long as you get uremia, your life may be threatened, because it impairs all of your body systems. In such case, dialysis can help you reduce toxin concentration in the blood so as to extend your life.

In long-term, dialysis may affect your life.

Dialysis not perfect. It can not improve kidney function in the long run, on the contrary, it can decrease your kidney function. During dialysis, you may have many complications, such as skin itch, muscle cramp, infections, etc. It can also affect your heart. Some researches show that heart failure is one of the main causes of death for dialysis patients.

Therefore, it is difficult to say whether dialysis can extend your life or not. If you still urine output now, why not improve your own kidney function and live a normal life?

Urine output indicates that some of your kidney tissues are still working. We can use some therapies such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Mai Kang Composition, Enema Therapy, Circle Therapy, Acupuncture and Moxibustion, etc. Some of them can draw out toxins from your body. Some can dilate blood vessels to increase blood flow into the kidneys. Some can increase urine output so as to reduce toxin concentration and alleviate swelling. Some can lower blood pressure, decrease cholesterol level and control blood sugar level. Some can block kidney inflammation and cease kidney fibrosis. After a period of treatment, your damaged kidneys can regain some function. And then you can reduce dialysis frequency or even get rid of dialysis.

Does dialysis extent your life? It is uncertain. If you would like to know more information, please contact online doctor.

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