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How Long Can You Live with 23% Kidney Function

2013-12-02 11:00| Font Size A A A

The kidney function progressively decreases with the deterioration of kidney problems. Normally, you have developed into kidney failure with 23% kidney function. How long can you live with 23% kidney function?

Kidney is the main filtering mechanism in our body. It is responsible for discharging the waste products and toxins as well as the extra water. The condition of electrolyte and acid-base balance also owes to kidneys. The kidney function is severely damaged with 23% kidney function. some patients with kidney failure are often treated with dialysis, which is the commonly used method in clinic. It can indeed prolong the lifespan of patients with kidney failure.

There are much waste products and toxins and extra electrolyte in blood with 23% kidney function. The kidneys are unable to filter them well. So dialysis is used to help kidney do this job. Dialysis plays an important role in sustaining the lifespan of patients with kidney failure. Then how long can you live with 23% kidney function on dialysis? There are some statistics. About 80% patients on dialysis can live through 1 year, 64% patients can live through 2 years, 33% patients can live through 5 years and 10% patients can live through 10 years. These statistics are only on average. The lifespan varies from people to people based on the ages, illness condition, causes of diseases.

However, dialysis is not the basic method to prolong the lifespan of patients with kidney failure because dialysis has no function of improving kidney function. The root method to prolong the lifespan is to improve kidney function. If the kidney function is improved, you can live as a normal person. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is the method to repair the damaged kidney lesions and improving kidney function. You can ask the online doctor for more information about this treatment.

How long can you live with 23% kidney function? As long as you choose the correct treatment and well control the primary disease, there is much possibility for you to live a longer life. You are welcomed to send an email to!

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