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How to Stop the Progression of Stage 3 Chronic Kidney Disease

2013-02-13 16:39

With Stage 3 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), the person still has moderate kidney function. If some treatments can stop the progression of Stage 3 Chronic Kidney Disease, these patients can avoid both dialysis and kidney transplant effectively. To find the correct treatment, we must first find out whether we have this moderate CKD.

Some symptoms can help us find out it

When the person is at Stage 3 Chronic Kidney Disease, it indicates that glomerular filtration rate (GFR) has diminished into 30-59ml/min. As kidney function declines, some waste products will build up in the blood. As a result, the following symptoms will occur.

◆ Swelling in the legs, feet, ankles or around eyes.

◆ Proteinurine, hematuria: Urine is likely to be foamy if there is protein in it, and the urine color will be changed when some blood red cells leak from kidney or urinary tract infections occur.

◆ Kidney pain, back pain or side pain.

◆ Anemia: when kidney is impaired, it will lose its ability to secrete EPO that is used to tell our body to make blood red cells. If there are not enough blood red cells, anemia will occur.

◆ Fatigue

◆ Muscle cramps, skin itching, or restless legs. These all can lead to sleeping problems.

Through these symptoms, we can preliminarily judge whether we are suffering Stage 3 Chronic Kidney Disease. Of course, the detailed tests are also needed. Once one is diagnosed with this disease, to stop the progression of Stage 3 Chronic Kidney Disease is very necessary.

How to achieve this purpose?

Protecting the residual kidney function and activating part of kidney cells is the key to stop its progression. To prevent further kidney damage, some herbal medicines are used to expand blood vessels to provide all kidney cells enough nutrition, anti-inflammatory, anticoagulation, etc. In addition, some external applications methods such as medical bath, acupuncture and massage are used to strengthen the pesticide effect. This treatment, absorbing the essence of traditional Chinese medicine, is called Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy.

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