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How Long Can I Live with GFR 41 in Hypertensive Nephropathy

Posted: by xiaozhizhi      Time: 2014-05-02 08:17

Topics: Ask a Question GFR 41

Details: I am a hypertensive nephropathy patient and my latest medical report show GFR 41. I am eager to know how long can I live. Please, I need your help.

Expert Answer

A: Thanks for consulting us! You know that hypertensive nephropathy is a secondary disorder of long-term uncontrolled high blood pressure. In recent decades, it has become the leading cause of kidney failure in some countries.

As for glomerualr filtration rate(GFR), it is an important index to measure how your kidneys work. In right condition, this value is above 90 ml/min. When it comes to GFR 41, it indicates stage 3 kidney disease. To be honest, this stage is an critical stage to reverse kidney damage. If poorly treated, it will be more and more difficult to treat the condition. In the meanwhile, the life expectancy will be shorten.

Actually speaking, we can not give you an accurate answer about how long can you live with GFR 41. As this question is determined by many factors, such as physical quality, medicines, treatments, nursing care, lifestyle and complications. When both early and effective treatments are adopted, you can live more than 15 years or even decades.

When reading here, you may have such a doubt:” what treaments can I take?” Experts of our Kidney Service China suggest paitents with Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy those patients. And clinical practices have proven its’ therapeutic effect. Except for this, it is also necessary to eat healthy, take moderate exerices, keep positive attitude, etc to lower high bloodp pressure. By doing so, hypertensive nephropathy with GFR 41 can live a longer life.

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