How Long Can Kidney Failure Patients Live on Dialysis

Kidney is like a cleaner in the body. It cleans the wastes of blood and metabolism. Dialysis will replace this function when the kidney is damaged. Then, how long can kidney failure patients live on dialysis?

When you need dialysis

When you develop end stage kidney failure -usually by the time you lose about 85 to 90 percent of your kidney function and have a GFR of <15min/L, you will need to have dialysis treatments for your whole life unless you are able to get a kidney transplant.

Life expectancy on dialysis

Life expectancy on dialysis can vary depending on your other medical conditions and how well you follow your treatment plan. In general, average life expectancy on dialysis is 5-10 years, however, many patients have lived well on dialysis for 20 or even 30 years.

New treatment for kidney failure

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is a "Traditional Chinese Medicine-Based" Treatment. It perfectly combines the essences of herbal medicines and modern medical equipments and technology together to improve the medicine efficacy remarkably. This method may help you reduce the number of dialysis, even avoid dialysis. It has remarkable characteristics which are as the followings:

1. The efficacy of the medicine is enhanced.

Due to the medicine microsized, the efficient ingredient will be overflowed and the penetrability of the medicine will be improved. Therefore the ingredient of the medicine will not roam to other organs and the medicine effect will not be wasted. When the medicine enter the kidney its quantity will be highly increased, which is beneficial to fast permeating.

2. Having high pertinence of treatment.

This therapy acts directly on the renal nidus through skin, blood and the meridian system of waist back. It specialized in renal damaged tissue and has the characteristics of targeting to the renal lesion, thoroughly removing the immune complex and the necrotic tissues.

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