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How Long Can I live Once Stopping Dialysis

2015-01-28 11:22

How Long Can I live Once Stopping DialysisDialysis has become the first choice for kidney failure patients to prolong their life expectancy. But due to some reasons including the high costs, complications of dialysis, the physical conditions of patients and so on, patients have to stop dialysis. Then how long can patients love once stopping dialysis?

To say it informally, dialysis is a replacement of kidneys at some degree. For example, it can excrete the extra water and some toxins out of body and support nutrition for human body need, correcting water-electrolyte disorder and balancing acid-base. All in all, patients can remit their complications and symptoms effectively through dialysis. But dialysis fail to stop the kidney damage and reverse the kidney functions, so once patients stop dialysis, they will suffer a lot again. Patients have to depend on dialysis for the rest of their life. Then what would happen if patients stop dialysis.

Generally speaking, once patients stop dialysis, patients will have life threaten for the urine and toxins can not be cleaned and stayed in blood, leading to serious complications. When the blood potassium level increase to certain level, cardiac arrest would occur. In addition, what patients drink and eat can not be excreted, which will cause burden to heart, leading to heart failure, edema and so on. All in all kidney failure patients can not stop dialysis suddenly, they need find a treatment to replace dialysis and get rid of dialysis gradually.

Traditional Chinese Medicine has more than thousand years history in treating all kinds of diseases. We hospital also apply it on treating kidney disease. The medicine has functions of expending blood vessels, promoting blood circulation, dissolving blood clots, cleaning toxins in blood, supporting nutrition and so on. And with the proper applying medicine ways including steaming therapy, medical bath, hot compress, foot bath, acupuncture and so on, the medicine can come into play more effectively.

With the pure and smooth blood circulation in whole body, the complications can be remitted, the kidney damage can be stopped and kidney function also can be reversed at the most degree. If you want to know more information about dialysis knowledge, you can contact our online doctors, leave us messages or send email to, we will reply you within 24 hours.

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