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Stage 3 Kidney Disease: Causes, Symptoms, Diet and Treatment

2013-09-04 15:31

If your glomerular filtration rate (GFR) level is in 30-59ml/min, then we say your condition is already in stage 3 kidney disease, which means the moderate reduction of renal function. Patients with this stage should know that stage 3 kidney disease still can be reversed. Now follow us to learn more about causes, symptoms, diet and treatment for stage 3 kidney disease.

Causes of stage 3 kidney disease

Stage 3 kidney disease can be caused by many conditions. If your condition is caused by diabetes mellitus type 1 or type 2, high blood pressure, glomerulonephritis, kidney stones, pyelonephritis or polycystic kidney disease, you can tell us more about your condition and then get something about Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy by emailing us to, if your stage 3 kidney disease is caused by an autoimmune disease like lupus, IgA Nephropathy, purpura nephritis, etc, you are recommended to learn more about Immunotherapy.

Symptoms of stage 3 kidney disease

The symptoms of stage 3 kidney disease vary for each person. In general, its symptoms include high creatinine level, high BUN level, nocturia, swelling, high blood pressure, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting, itching, headaches, numbness in the feet or hands, chest pain, bone pain, decreased sexual interest and erectile dysfunction. Of course the symptoms of stage 3 kidney disease should be relieved from treating the disease from the root. But you can tell us more about your condition by leaving a message below, some natural treatments can be given to help relieve them firstly.

Diet for stage 3 kidney disease

A healthy diet can help slow down the progression of condition and protect the kidney function to a certain degree. But the diet for stage 3 kidney disease varies from case to case. Generally speaking, it may recommend:

-Keeping protein intake within the DRI level recommended for healthy people with attention to high quality protein.

-Limit to 2 to 4g of salt intake a day to avoid fluid retention and help control high blood pressure.

-A diet that is low in saturated fat and cholesterol and moderate in total fats, especially if cholesterol is high or if you have diabetes or heart disease.

-Excessive water intake does not help prevent kidney disease. In fact, the doctor may recommend restriction of water intake.

-Limiting phosphorus if blood levels of phosphorus or PTH are above normal. Decreasing phosphorus intake is recommended to protect bones. Eggs, beans, cola drinks and dairy products are examples of foods high in phosphorus.

You can directly go and talk about your condition with Online Experts to get personalized diet suggestions, the service is free.

Treatment for stage 3 kidney disease

We have mentioned that stage 3 kidney disease still can be reversed, and an efficient treatment plays an important role helping patients avoid dialysis and kidney failure. Apart from the western medicines used to relieve symptoms, other treatments for stage 3 kidney disease include:

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is based on Chinese herbal medicines, but applied externally. Kidney disease patients just need to lie on the bed to take it. Two bags filled with processed Chinese herbal medicines are put under the lower back of patients, blood circulation helps the active materials directly get to kidneys with the help of osmosis device, and then begin to play a series of functions like anti-inflammation, anti-coagulation, degradation, extending blood vessels, promoting blood circulation, removing blood stasis, providing nutrition for damaged kidneys and promoting DNA replication of damaged inherent cells. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy aims at repairing kidney damage and recovering renal function, which is the reason why it arouses more and more attention from the whole world.

Other treatments for stage 3 kidney disease include Immunotherapy and Blood Pollution Therapy. If you still have any follow-up questions, feel free to let us know.

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