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Stage 4 Kidney Disease: Can It Be Cured

2013-08-04 15:16

Stage 4 Kidney Disease: Can It Be CuredPatients with stage 4 kidney disease want to know whether they can be cured. To be honest, stage 4 kidney disease can not be cured. So some people may say, “ Why do I have to receive treatment since it can not be cured ? It is just waste money and increase body pain.” This view is not correct. If you do not treat kidney disease in stage 4, kidney disease will develop to stage 5 kidney disease, the end stage kidney disease. For you in end stage kidney disease may experience higher risk health problems, and kidney disease becomes more difficult to treat. Kidney disease in stage 4 can not be cured, but it can be stopped or delayed to prolong your lifespan.

In stage 4 kidney disease, the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is 15 ml/min/1.7m2 to 29 ml/min/1.7m2. That is to say, most of your kidney function is damaged. You need to control your kidney disease by your diet, treatment in hospital and so on. Here are some suggestions for patients in stage 4 kidney disease.

1. Treat the primary diseases which can aggravate your kidney disease, like diabetes and high blood pressure. Diabetes and high blood pressure are the most common diseases to cause kidney disease. If you have diabetes, you need to eat some low sugar diet. If you suffer from high blood pressure, you can eat some antihypertensive drugs, such as ACEI and ARB.

2. Treat the complications: like fluid and electrolyte imbalance, cardiovascular complications, etc. For example, when you suffer from edema, you need to limit the intake of sodium and water. If you have hyperkalemia, you may need to ingest less potassium.

3. Delay the development of stage 4 kidney disease by your diet. Patients in stage 4 kidney disease usually need to limit protein intake. You can eat some foods with high quality protein, like fish and lean meat and white egg.

Kidney disease in stage 4 can’t be cured, but it can be stopped or delayed to prolong your lifespan. You should be confident, as by a serious of treatments, you can live longer and feel happy.

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