Is It Possible to Avoid Dialysis with 20% Kidney Function2014-02-15 08:30
When kidney function decreases very severely, patients may need to do dialysis, which depends on the specific condition of kidneys. However, dialysis has many bad effects such as skin itching and low in blood pressure. Patients are reluctant to do dialysis if dialysis is not very necessary. Thus, for patients with 20% kidney function, can they avoid dialysis?
How serious is 20% kidney function left?
Chronic kidney disease is divided into five stages. When patients are at stage 5 of chronic kidney disease, they tend to be recommended to do dialysis by doctors. Patients with 20% kidney function is at stage 4 of chronic kidney disease. And if not treated, stage 4 will develop into end stage kidney disease. However, whether to do dialysis depends not only on kidney function but also on toxins and other symptoms in the body. Besides, if patients with 20% kidney function don’t get timely and proper treatment, stage 5 of CKD can be developed and dialysis tends to be very essential for patients.
From the above, we can conclude that it is possible to avoid dialysis with 20% kidney function if the level of toxins is not very high and kidney function can be restored.
What can be done to avoid dialysis with 20% Kidney Function?
Patients with 20% kidney function should prevent much toxins and wastes from building up in the body. Traditional Chinese Medicines (TCM) has the properties of repairing kidney damage and recovering kidney function. Patients can be treated by TCM and have a healthy diet and lifestyle to reduce level of toxins and wastes. If kidney function is recovered, patients with 20% kidney function can avoid dialysis.
Patients with 20% kidney function need to get timely treatment to avoid dialysis. If treatment patients get is not effective, they can have a try of Chinese medicines. Chinese medicines are mostly composed of herbs and has no side effects on patients with 20% kidney function.
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