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    What Should You Ask Doctor When Diagnosed with CKD Stage 3

    2015-01-27 14:14| Font Size A A A

    What Should You Ask Doctor When Diagnosed with CKD Stage 3CKD Stage 3 is the moderate stage of kidney disease which means kidneys have been damaged moderately. You may confused with the condition and do not how to deal with the kidney disease. Well then, when diagnosed with stage 3 kidney disease, what should you ask doctor?

    First question: what does mean if I get kidney disease stage 3?

    CKD Stage 3 means that you have a moderate kidney damage, which is characterized by the moderated decreased glomerular filtration rate (GFR) of 30-59ml/min. In stage 3, a person is more likely to develop complications of kidney disease such as high blood pressure, anemia (a shortage of red blood cells) and/or early bone disease.

    Second question: what symptoms will occur in the stage?

    Due to the moderate kidney damage, kidneys may fail to function well. In the condition, patients will suffer from a series of symptoms as following.


    -Fluid retention, swelling (edema), shortness of breath.

    -Urination changes like foamy urine, dark orange, brown, tea-colored urine, blood urine; and urinating more or less than normal.

    -Kidney pain, back pain or stomach pain.

    -Sleep problemsdue to muscle cramps or restless legs

    Third question: Can it be reversible?

    To be frank, there is no cure for kidney diseases. However, the timely and effective treatment plays a significant role in stopping or at least slow down the progression of illness condition. Therefore, in the stage, one of the urgent things is to find an effective treatment to relieve the symptoms.

    Last but not least, what treatments work for stage 3 kidney disease?

    1.Diet therapy-in short, to reduce the burden on the kidneys, patients may suggested to have a low-protein and low-salt diet. Others can be limited according to your illness condition.

    2.Healthy lifestyles-doing some moderate exercise regularly can be good for strengthening immune system. It is also important to keep away from alcohol, smoking.

    3.Hot Compress Therapy-it is an important part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) which has been widely used for repairing kidney damage and improving renal function. The medicines in the treatment come from nature and has no side effect to the body. If you have interest, please feel free to leave your illness condition below and we will give a satisfied reply.

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