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How Long Can I Live with Stage 5 Kidney Failure

2014-12-29 10:17

How Long Can I Live with Stage 5 Kidney FailureStage 5 Kidney Failure also is the end stage renal disease. With the serious kidney function decline, there are many complications and symptoms bothered patients, even threat the life of patients. So how long patients can live with Stage 5 Kidney Failure? This is a question that many people are curious about. In fact there is not a exact answer for this question for the life span of patients can be influenced by many factors, so patients can pay more attention to these factors for a prevention or control the development of the disease.

The life span of Stage 5 Kidney Failure patients is associated with the treatments, diet and lifestyle, pathogenesis, mood and so on. All of them are related with the development of the disease. Then what can patients do for living longer?

1. Controlling the complications: according to the related data, Stage 5 Kidney Failure patients who are accompanied with high blood sugar has the worst prognosis. And other complications such as infection, heart failure, dehydration and so on all can lead to the worse of kidney function. If patients can prevent or control these complications well, they can live a longer life.

2. Keep a positive attitude: only when patients has a positive attitude to fight with the disease, they would love do something to treat their disease. This is also need the endeavor of the family number of patients who can bring patients courage and confidence.

3. Proper treatment: dialysis is the most common treatment patients choose and it can help patients decrease complications,the average life span after dialysis usually are more than 3 years, but dialysis do nothing to prevent the remaining kidney function. In addition, with the development of the kidney transplant technology, the average life span after kidney transplant are 5-7 years. Now there is a new choice for patients: Traditional Chinese Medicine which can decrease the complications and stop kidney damage through cleaning the toxins in blood and promoting blood circulation, patients even can decrease the dialysis times and live a healthy life.

Stage 5 Kidney Failure patients should not pay more attention to how long they can live in stead of how to prolong their life span. And if you want to know more suggestions or treatments, you can contact our online doctors, leave us messages or send email to, we will reply you within 24 hours.

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