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Stage 5 Kidney Failure Life Expectancy

Stage 5 Kidney Failure Life ExpectancyStage 5 kidney failure indicates that your kidney functions are less than 15%. This surely will affect your life and life expectancy. What is the life expectancy for people with stage 5 kidney failure?

If you want to know how long you can live with stage 5 kidney failure directly, you can consult the Doctor online or email to Therefore, doctor here can tell you the answer and guide you to improve your life expectancy in detail. 

It is hard to find a standard answer for this question for it depends on many variables, such as age, race, genes, gender, diet, lifestyles, treatment, complications etc. However, you still can find some data as your reference. 

- The life expectancy of a kidney failure patient with an eGFR of 10ml/min or less, ranges from 1 to 12 months without treatment of any kind (e.g. dialysis, transplant, natural medicine). The average is 6 months.

- The average life expectancy of someone receiving kidney dialysis is 4.25 years.

- The 10 year kidney dialysis life expectancy is 23%.

As for the result of stage 5 kidney failure life expectancy, many factors are involved. Some of them is fixed, but some of them can be controlled. Read on and get the guidance to change your life and a better outcome of your life expectancy.

- Control your complications. The people of Kidney Failure who suffer from server complication tend to liver a shorter life. If you have one or more of the following complications, please talk to your doctor as soon as possible: anemia, stroke, liver failure, heart failure, conronary artery disease, high blood pressure, Bleeding from the stomach or intestines.

- Chinese Herbal Medicine. Many herbs help deal with the complications, symptoms of stage 5 kidney failure, as well as repair the damaged kidneys and improve kidney functions. For example, olive Leaf helps fight infections of all kinds, useful for treating dialysis access point infections, cardiovascular tonic, lowers cholesterol levels.

- Choose a proper blood purification treatment. You may never heard about purification. But you must know about one of its part--dialysis. Blood purification is a group of techniques that are used to remove the waste products in patients. More than 90 kinds of wastes can be found to build up in the body in stage 5 kidney failure, dialysis only help remove the small sized wastes. For the middle sized and large sized waste, you are suggested to choose from: Hemoperfusion, plasma exchange, Immune adsorption etc.

Which treatment is proper for you depends on your own medical condition. Leave your message below. And we are glad to help you find the right management to extent your life expectancy.

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