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Do GFR 44 Require Treatment

2016-11-03 03:44

How To Increase GFR 44 “My GFR is 44. Do I require treatment now?”. This is a question from our mail box kidneycares@hotmail.com. Should patients worry about GFR 44? Follow us to read through the article and you will get the answer.

What does GFR 44 mean?

GFR (Glomerular Filtration Rate) is the best test to measure your level of kidney function and determine your stage of kidney disease. According to GFR level, kidney disease is divided into 5 stages. GFR 44 indicates stage 3 kidney disease and there is a moderate decrease. Stage 3 kidney disease is a reversible condition if you take prompt treatment. However, since signs or symptoms are not obvious in this stage, some patients may neglect the treatment. Without timely treatment, stage 3 kidney disease can progress to stage 4 or stage 4 kidney disease. Thus, regular check up is very important and GFR 44 should need your attention.

How to increase GFR 44?

1. Follow a healthy lifestyle

Lose weight if you are overweight

Exercise regularly

Quit smoking

Make healthy food choices

Take only the medicines, vitamins and supplements that your doctor recommends.

2. Control underlying conditions

Control high blood pressure

The common medicines for high blood pressure is angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs). These medicines can help protect your kidneys.

Control high blood sugar if you have diabetes.

Take medicines or insulin as recommended by your doctor.

Make food choices recommended by your doctor or dietitian.

3. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy

The root treatment for increasing GFR should repair injured kidney tissues. In western medicines, there are only dialysis and kidney transplant but both therapies can not restore your injured kidney tissues. Nowadays Chinese medicine therapy becomes popular. A therapy called Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy can stimulate the self-repairing ability of injured kidney tissues and improve renal function gradually through expanding blood vessels, preventing inflammation and coagulation, degrading extracellular matrix and providing nutrients. When damaged kidney tissues are repaired and then GFR will be increased accordingly. This therapy is only applied in China so foreign patients need to come to China for treatment.

Do GFR 44 require treatment? Yes, timely treatment is necessary. Hope you can seize the chance to get proper treatment and get a good recovery.

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