Stage 4 renal failure along with stage 5 is advanced kidney failure. In this stage, patients usually have many discomforts such as fatigue, proteinuria, high blood pressure, sleep problems, etc. Faced by these problems, most patients can’t help asking how long a patient with stage 4 renal failure could live.
How about the answer?
Generally, patients with stage 4 kidney disease don’t need to begin dialysis, because damaged kidneys can’t do their job. It is reported that some patients stay in stage 4 renal failure for above 10 years, while some other patients’ kidney disease progresses into end stage kidney failure only within several months or even several weeks. This is because these patients’ life span depends on not only their remaining kidney function level but also treatment option, complications, diet and lifestyle.
How to extent stage 4 renal failure patients’ life expectancy?
A correct treatment, well control of complications and a healthy lifestyle and diet do help achieve this goal. Today, we will introduce them one by one.
● Give up unhealthy lifestyle
Alcohol, smoking, extra coffee and strenuous exercise may make kidney patients’ illness condition worsen. Also, excessive sexual life and bad personal hygiene are also the factors to threaten patients’ health. From this point, quiting all bad habits are necessary.
● Arrange a scientific diet plan
In our daily life, some foods can help manage patients’ symptoms such as swelling, high blood pressure and proteinuria, while some others may even improve patients’ kidney function, including cranberry, blueberry, kiwi fruit, onion and cabbage. Choose correct foods to eat.
● Control kidney disease complications actively
High blood pressure and proteinuria are two common symptoms for kidney failure patients, but they, in turn, can cause further kidney damage and aggravate patients’ condition. Besides, many kidney patients die of their complications like heart disease rather than kidney failure itself. Therefore, it is vital to manage your complications timely.
● Accept correct treatment
Since people with stage 4 renal failure still have some certain kidney function, they can try Polluted Blood Therapy. Beginning from cleansing polluted blood, it can prevent kidneys from damaging. Then, Chinese medicines that can improve the self-curative ability of impaired kidney cells are prescribed. Finally, Polluted Blood Therapy can help improve patients kidney function successfully.