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How Long Can I Live With Stage 4 CKD

2016-08-03 09:47

How Long Can I Live With Stage 4 CKDHow long can I live with stage 4 CKD? This should be one of the most concerned questions for CKD patients, especially when they developed into advanced stage. In this condition, we will get further understanding of this problem. Or you can also contact online doctor to get free help.

Stage 4 CKD means kidneys have been damaged severely with GFR 15-29 ml/min, and he life expectancy or prognosis is affected by various factors, such as physical health, medicine history, symptoms and complications, and so on.

First, let’s learn the symptoms and complications in stage 4 CKD.

Since kidneys have been damaged severely in stage 4 CKD, so kidneys cant work well. Patients can get the complications, such as high blood pressure, anemia, bone problems, heart disease and other cardiovascular disease, etc.

Symptoms include swelling, fatigue, frequent and urgent urine, proteinuria and hematuria, etc.

If these symptoms and complications cant be controlled well, it can worsen the disease and cause further kidney damage. Therefore, if patients want to get a good prognosis, they need to control well of these symptoms or complications.

Second, here are some suggestions on daily health and treatment to improve life expectancy of stage 4 CKD.

- See a nephrologist. With the professional guidance from a nephrologist can help control the symptoms and complications for stage 4 CKD patients, thus can slow down the progression and prevent further kidney damage.

- Make a well planed diet. Diet plays an important role for stage 4 CKD patients, because it can reduce the kidney burden and protect residual kidney function. The specific diet should be based on the own condition of patients, which may includes low salt, low protein, avoid foods high in potassium or phosphorus, and so on.

- Take medical treatment. If patients can take treatment that can repair the kidney damage and improve renal function, their condition can get great improvements, and they can live a better life.

Therefore, no one can tell the specific time that stage 4 CKD patients can live, but they can take measures to improve their life span and live better. If you want to get more details of the treatment suggestions, you can send e-mail to kidneycares@hotmail.com, or you can also contact with whatsapp +8618330110929.

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