How to Prolong the lifespan of Dialysis Patients
Time: 2019-12-27 16:24, Tags: Dialysis
Once patients with kidney disease enters the end stage, they are advised to take dialysis. It is a medical device which helps filter the blood in your body and remove the waste products. How long can dialysis patients live?
This is a good question. And the answer differs with personal conditions, including the age (when you start dialysis), primary disease(which causes your kidney damages) and the assistant treatment (you are taking). according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases reports the one-year survival rate for dialysis patients to be around 80%, whereas the two-year, five-year, and ten-year survival rates are around 64%, 33%, and 10% respectively. If you want to know a personal answer, you can send your medical report to email@example.com
How to prolong the lifespan of dialysis patients?
- Herbal medicine. Here, I try to list only the key herbal medicines that will treat the common problems associated with dialysis, and also extend the kidney dialysis life expectancy, including hawthorn, Olive Leaf, St Mary’s Thistle (aka Milk Thistle).
- Diet and nutrition. Plan yourself a proper diet and nutrition for your kidney failure. You are suggested to take a low salt and low fat diet.
- Optimal dialysis. Dialysis is not the only way to remove the toxins in the body for kidney failure patients. Various techniques, such as Hemodialysis, Hemoperfusion, Plasma Exchange, CRRT, are available and your choice should be based on you medical condition.
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