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Stage 4 Kidney Failure: What Can I Do to Increase Urine Output

2014-02-26 19:24| Font Size A A A

For people diagnosed with stage 4 kidney failure, they may experience oliguria, decreased urine output or normal urine output. Then, what can patients do to increase their urine output?

Stage 4 Kidney Failure: What Can I Do to Increase Urine OutputFirstly, it is essential to figure out what is stage 4 kidney failure.

In stage 4 kidney failure, kidney function is severely damaged and the estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate(GFR) level is 15-29ml/min/1.73m2. To avoid life-threatening complications, patents at this stage should make some special changes in diet, lifestyle and treatments.

Relationship between kidneys and urine output.

Kidneys work as “blood-cleaners” within our body, except for excreting wastes, toxins, excess fluid out of the body, regulating blood pressure, etc, they are also responsible for the production of urine. In normal condition, the urine output ranges from 1000-2000ml, and average value is 1500ml. However, when kidneys are injured, the production of urine will be influenced. In serious case, oliguria may occur, which affects patients life largely.

How to increase urine out in stage 4 kidney failure?

According to the research, a number of factors in stage 4 kidney failure can lead to decreased urine output. See the contents below for more detailed information:

Dehydration: Drink fluid in moderation and avoid high-salt and high-sugar foods.

Infection: This usually require immediate medical attention.

Urinary tract obstruction: Methods should be adopted to clear the blockage.

Medications: Consult with your doctor to determine the specific dose.

To increase urine out from the underlying cause, the most important step should be repair the damaged kidney structures and restore kidney function. At our center, experts in this field recommend stage 4 kidney failure patients with a combination of blood purification technique and Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. After a period of treatment(7-49 days), toxins that accumulated in the body will be excreted and kidney function promoted. Eventually, the urine output will be elevated or even return to normal level.

If you are suffering stage 4 kidney failure and decreased urine output, do not forget that we are always here to help. Any follow-up questions, Email us or consult with the Live Doctor to get instant help!

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