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    How Can I Improve Kidney Function At Stage 4

    2017-04-06 02:44| Font Size A A A

    How Can I Improve Kidney Function At Stage 4Stage 4 Kidney function indicates kidneys have been damaged severely with a decrease in the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) to 15-30ml/min. It is very important to take timely treatment. Then, how to improve renal function at stage 4?

    First, what happens in stage 4 kidney disease?

    Symptoms in stage 4 include:

    Fluid retention, swelling of extremities and shortness of breath

    Fatigue

    Urination changes such as foamy, dark orange, brown, tea-colored or red urine

    Back or abdominal pain

    Sleep problems due to muscle cramps or restless legs

    Bad breath due to urea buildup in the blood

    Nerve problems: numbness or tingling in the toes or fingers is a symptom of CKD.

    Second, how to improve renal function in stage 4?

    1. Medications

    It is recommended that people in stage 4 keep their blood pressure at a healthy level and those with diabetes keep glucose level under control. Taking these medicines prescribed by the doctor can help prolong kidney function.

    2. Diet

    Reduce protein intake to help decrease the buildup of protein waste

    Limit phosphorus to help PTH levels be normal so as to prevent bone disease and even preserve residual kidney function

    Limit calcium if blood levels are too high.

    Decrease saturated fats to help lower cholesterol

    3. Chinese medicine therapies

    Our hospital has a series of unique Chinese medicine therapies including Medicated Bath, Medicated Foot Bath, Mai Kang Mixture, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and Steaming Therapy, etc. They can purify your blood through discharging wastes out via urine, bowel movement and sweat glands. This can set up a clean blood environment for repairing injured kidney tissues and improve renal function through dilating blood vessels, improving blood circulation, preventing inflammation and coagulation, providing nutrients and removing blood stasis.

    Chinese medicines can improve renal function stage 4 effectively. If you want to learn more information, you can leave a message below or consult our online doctor directly.


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