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    Average Lifespan of FSGS Patients on Dialysis

    2014-05-21 07:16| Font Size A A A

    Average Lifespan of FSGS Patients on DialysisFSGS refers to focal segmental glomerular sclerosis, which is a kidney disease that can damage patient’s kidney function gradually. In fact, when patient’s condition progresses into the end stage of CKD, patient will need dialysis to control their condition and prolong their lifetime. Well then, what is the average lifespan of FSGS patients on dialysis?

    What is the average lifespan of FSGS patients on dialysis?

    It is hard to assess the lifespan of FSGS patients on dialysis, because many factors can affect it. For example, for young patients, their life span is much better than old patients, because their habitus is much better. What symptoms patients have can also affect patient’s lifespan obviously, and it will be much better if patient does not have obvious health problems. Besides, factors like nursing care, life habits, diet, etc, can also affect patient’s lifespan obviously.

    But for most FSGS patients, it is not hard for them to live another five years on dialysis, and many patients can also live for than ten years by dialysis. In fact, there is also patient can live on dialysis for more than twenty years, but that is very rare.

    What can help dialysis patients improve their lifespan?

    To improve patient’s lifespan, patients can make changes in many aspects of their life, like taking appropriate exercise regularly, changing their eating habit, keeping good emotion, etc, which can affect patient’s condition obviously.

    In fact, even if patients are in the end stage of kidney disease, their kidney function can be improved with right treatment. Because even for patients who are accepting dialysis, a large percentage of nephrons are just in a damaged state, and they can be repaired by systemic treatments that can promote patient’s self-repairing ability, like Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, etc. As a result, patient’s kidney function can be improved.

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