GFR (glomerular filtration rate) is one of reliable indicators to reflect how well your kidneys are working. In normal condition, the glomerular filtration rate ranges from 90 to 120ml/min by the healthy kidneys. Well then, should I be worried if my GFR is 50 to 58?
In medical area, according to glomerular filtration rate, chronic kidney disease is divided into five stages. And more lower GFR level, the more severe kidney damage.
Should I be worried if GFR is 50-18?
As for GFR of 50-58, it may imply that there is something wrong with your kidneys. And your are in the Stage 3 CKD, which refers that the patients have a moderate kidney damage with moderate decrease in GFR of 30-59. And you should concern about your kidney health. Actually, Stage 3 CKD is further divided into two part: Stage 3 A: GFR 45-59ml/min, Stage 3 B: GFR: 30-44ml/min. We can see that GFR 50-58 belongs to the stage 3 A, which is not too serious condition. But, as a matter of fact, the stage is one of critical period to take effective treatment to stop or at least slow down the progression of illness condition. Therefore, if your test show that your GFR level is 50-58, you’d better find out the underlying causes, so
To improve kidney function, you should repair your kidney damage and enhance kidney self-healing ability. In order to achieve the goals, you may asked to do some changes on your daily diet and lifestyles. In addition, medical treatment is also necessary. Compared to western chemical drugs , I prefer recommending natural treatment from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to you. If you want to know individualized treatment, you can send us your test report or illness condition to firstname.lastname@example.org or just talk with our Online Doctors directly.
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