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12% Kidney Function with One Kidney: Can I Still Live a Normal Life

2015-03-04 09:54| Font Size A A A

12% Kidney Function with One Kidney: Can I Still Live a Normal LifeMost people live normal, healthy lives with one kidney. However, when there is only 12% of kidney function with one kidney, can patients wtill live a normal life? Patients was more concered about the question and life expectancy.

The reasons of a signal kidney for human.

1. Be born with only one kidney.

2. Remove one kidney during an operation.

3. Donate one kidney to a patients who need a kidney transplantion.

Is 12% of kidney function with one kidney serious?

As we all know, kidneys are important which are endowed with numerous functions. Our kidney has a strong complensatory ability and 50% of renal function can guarantee our body health. As for 12% of kidney function, it isobviously much lower than the normal range which ranges from 90 to120. It means that this one kidney has failed to do its job. A kidney failure patients with only 12% of kidney function and one kidney, acually he needs to satrt dialysis depends on his specific illness condition. Generally, if he or she has severe symptoms caused by renal failure, like shrotness of breath, fatigue, muslce cramps, nausea or vomiting, it is better for him or her to start dialysis. On the contrary, if there are no obvious symptoms, he or she can live without dialysis.

Surely more and more patients decide to stop dialysis due to its potential risks and they are trying to find the alternative treatment. In Beijing Tongshantang Hospital, China, a natural treatment from Traditional Chinese Medicine called Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy has been widely used for improving renal function and repairing kidney damage.

It is an external application of Chinese medicine under the help of osmosis device. It has main four functions: promoting blood circulation, anti-inflammation, anti-coagulation, degrading extracellular matrix. Although it can not cure kidney disease, throuth the treatment, you can see that your kidney function can be improved obviosuly, thus helping you reduce frequency of dialysis or even avoid dialysis.

All in all, there is a large hope to live a normal life for patients with 12% of kidney function with one kidney as long as taking the effective treatments. Hence, to know your individualized treatment plan, please be free to contact us: or leave a messsage below directly.

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