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Life Expectancy of Chronic Glomerulonephritis

Chronic glomerulonephritis is a medical condition in which inflammation cause kidney damage, which worsens destruction of internal kidney structures called glomeruli. This articles talks about the life expectancy of chronic glomerulonephritis.

Chronic Glomerulonephritis

Chronic glomerulonephritis occurs when there is slow, progressive destruction of the glomeruli of the kidney, with progressive loss of kidney function. Damage to the glomeruli affects the kidney's ability to filter fluids and wastes properly. This leads to blood and protein in the urine.

Life expectancy of chronic glomerulonephritis

Kidney failure life expectancy, like anything depends on many variables, some of which you can control, and others that you cannot control: age, gender, genes, race, diet, lifestyle choices, what caused your condition (etiology), the type of treatment you choose, etc.

Life expectancy of chronic glomerulonephritis, like anything else depends on many variables, some of which you can control, but some other you cannot. Maybe you cannot change your age, gender, race, genes etc, which can increase the risk to get chronic glomerulonephritis. However, some others, such as Diet, Healthy Living, and your treatment choices are in your own hands. All of them can shorten or prolong your lifespan.

How to prolong the life expectancy?

Methods of prolong the life expectancy for chronic glomerulonephritis depends on the underlying causes. Many other diseases can be the primary cause of life expectancy.

- finding the primary disease. Causes include Diabetic Nephropathy, Lupus Nephritis, IgA Nephropathy, membranous glomerulonephritis, FSGS etc. Most of them are autoimmune kidney damage. In other words, the glomerulonephritis results from the poor immune system.

- Immunotherapy. Based on the immune kidney damage, immunotherapy is designed to rebuild a new immune system, which can successfully prevent the relapse of kidney diseases.

- Diet Management. You are suggested to limit fluids, eat a low-protein diet, restrict salt, potassium, phosphorous and other electrolytes.

- Herbal Medicine. Some herbs, such as hawthorn, olive leaf etc, are helpful to repair the damaged kidney tissues and control the inflammation spread. To get the herbs list for glomerulonephritis, you are suggested to leave a message below or email to

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