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What Exactly Is Stage 3 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

2015-04-12 05:36

What Exactly Is Stage 3 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is divided into five stages to help those who have renal disease know when they are at end stage renal disease and need dialysis. Well, what is stage 3 CKD and what will happen in stage 3 CKD?

What is stage 3 kidney disease?

Stage 3 CKD has moderate kidney damage and it has a moderate decline of kidney function with glomerular filtration rate (GFR) of 30 to 59ml/min. In most cases, symptoms of kidney disease will present in this stage. This is a crucial stage for treatment. Active treatment and lifestyle changes could help to preserve renal function and delay the progression. However, in poorly treated or controlled cases, it may deteriorate into stage 4 kidney disease. That is, stage 3 kidney disease needs timely treatment.

What are symptoms of stage 3 CKD?

Symptoms of stage 3 kidney disease include fatigue, fluid retention, swelling of extremities and shortness of breath, urine changes like foamy urine, dark orange, brown., tea-colored or red if it contains blood and urinating more or less than normal, sleep problems due to muscle cramps and restless legs, and kidney pain felt in their back.

How to treat stage 3 CKD?

Taking medications to control symptoms like high blood pressure and diabetes helps preserve kidney function. Besides, Chinese medicine treatment-Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy will be used to repair kidney damage and improve renal function, which is a radial solution for stage 3 kidney disease. The active ingredients can come to kidney lesion directly and have the functions of expanding blood vessels, preventing inflammation and coagulation, degrading extracellular matrix and providing nutrients for damaged kidneys. After a period of treatment, damaged kidneys can be repaired and it prevents stage 3 kidney disease from developing kidney disease stage 4 or kidney failure.

Here are causes, symptom and treatment for stage 3 kidney disease. If you have any question, you can contact us at any time by leaving a message to kidneycares@hotmail.com or consult our online doctor directly. It is our pleasure to help you solve your problems.

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