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Stage 5 Chronic Renal Failure: Life Expectancy with 10% Kidney Function

2014-02-25 00:05

Nowadays, the life expectancy of kidney disease patients has become a hotly discussed topic. In stage 5 chronic renal failure, kidney function declines greatly. Then what is the life expectancy with only 10% kidney function?

What does 10% kidney function mean?

Kidneys are responsible to filter blood and do other jobs well enough to keep us healthy. Besides filtering blood, they also take charge of balancing the electrolyte and fluids, regulating hormones, helping make red blood cells, keeping bone healthy and keeping blood pressure under control. If kidneys are damaged, there will be many disorders in your body. If there is only 10% kidney function left and with no treatment, your life may be not able to go very far. You may be attacked by many discomforts, such as high blood pressure, itchy skin, muscle cramps, anemia, heart disease and so on. But with proper treatment, you can also live active lives.

What is the life expectancy with 10% kidney function?

We all know that there is no cure for stage 5 kidney failure, but with proper treatment, it is possible to live longer. Then you may question that how long can one live on earth. As a matter of fact, there is no exact answer. It depends on your own condition. Many factors should be taken into account, such as the ages, complications, treatment, causes of disease, physical condition and the mind state. Among all the influential factors, the treatment matters most. Someone are treated by dialysis. It is recognized that dialysis can prolong the lifespan to 3-5 years on average. But there are also cases that people die in the first several months of dialysis. If dialysis cannot control the disease, kidney transplant will be applied, with which the lifespan can be prolonged to 6-10 years or even longer. But both of the treatments are not the ideal treatments to prolong the life expectancy. If you want to live a more fulfilling life, you should take natural treatments to improve your kidney function. Once your kidney function is enhanced, you can live longer and better than you can imagine.

For detailed information about the life expectancy with 10% kidney function in stage 5 chronic kidney failure, you can send an email to If you want to know more in terms of your own condition, you can attach your medical report. The kidney doctor will give you a reply as soon as possible!

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