Herbal Medications for Dialysis Patients with Stage 4 Kidney Failure2013-11-14 09:18
With Stage 4 Kidney Failure, patients still have 15%-29% of kidney function, so most often, dialysis is still not recommended. Only in some cases, patients need to begin dialysis. Since their kidney function is more than 15%, some herbal medications may be helpful for people with dialysis and Stage 4 Kidney Failure.
Why do some patients with Stage 4 Kidney Failure need dialysis?
Though glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is the most reliable indicator for the time to start dialysis, some other factors including complications and causes also affect the time to begin dialysis.
If your chronic kidney failure is due to diabetes, you may find you should do dialysis earlier than people whose kidney disease is due to other factors. The reason is that long-term diabetes can cause not only kidney damage but also damage to many other symptoms and organs.
Besides, some severe complications such as acidosis and high creatinine level also advance the time of first dialysis, because dialysis can help balance these substances largely. If you have one condition the above mentioned, you may need to do dialysis in Stage 4 Kidney Failure.
Herbal medications for Stage 4 Kidney Failure patients dialysis
In the modern medicine, there are two big medical systems: western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Western medicine is more preponderant in curing trauma and acute diseases, while TCM is effectively in treating chronic disease and disorders in inner body system.
Chronic Kidney Failure is just one type of chronic disease, so herbal medications are able to do a lot for people with Stage 4 Kidney Failure. According to clinical researches, some herbal medicines are effective on lowering creatinine level, controlling high blood pressure, easing proteinuria and treating various kidney failure symptoms, while some other herbal medications have effects of prompting the restoration of damaged kidney cells and normalizing blood circulation, so as to improve GFR level.
However, in the past, TCM isn’t as popular as we imagine, because it needs a relatively long time to work. For this reason, kidney experts creatinine Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, which overcomes the disadvantage of TCM. With this therapy, patients can get obvious improvement in about one month. (If you are interested about this therapy, you can send an email to email@example.com and had better attach your test report.)
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