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What Does Stage 4 Kidney Disease Mean

What Does Stage 4 Kidney Disease MeanChronic Kidney Disease (CKD), as the name implies, has developed over years. In clinic, Chronic Kidney Disease is divided into five stages, according to the GFR (glomerular filtration rate). What does Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease Mean? Here is a brief introduction. Any other questions, please email to us at

Five stages of Chronic Kidney Disease?

Stage 1 CKD: GFR>90 ml/min, normal kidney function but urine findings or structural abnormalities or genetic trait point to kidney disease.

Stage 2 CKD: 60ml/min

Stage 3 CKD: Stage 3A: 45ml/min

Stage 3B: 30ml/min

Moderately reduced kidney function

Stage 4 CKD: 15ml/min

Stage 5 CKD: GFR<15ml/min, End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) which requires a dialysis.

Symptoms of Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease


-Fluid retention, swelling (edema) on eyes, hands, legs, or ankle. When serious, fluid can build up in the lungs, leading in shortness of breath.

-Urination changes (foamy; dark orange, brown, tea-colored or red if it contains blood; and urinating more or less than normal)

-Kidney pain felt in the back

-Sleep problems due to muscle cramps or restless legs

-Digestive problems like poor appetite, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea

-A metallic or ammonia taste in the mouth

-Bad breath due to urea buildup in the blood

-Difficulty in concentrating

-Nerve problems: Numbness or tingling in the toes or fingers is a symptom of CKD

Prognosis of Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease

Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease is a serious condition, and is near to Kidney Failure. Some uncontrolled factors can make them develop into End Stage Renal Disease in weeks or months.

Treatment for Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease

On one hand, some levels like blood pressure, blood sugar level, and cholesterol levels should be made under control. On the other hand, the damaged renal tissues should be repaired by improving blood circulation. In that cases, I recommend you to avoid nephrotoxic medicines and take Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).

Based on TCM, some innovative therapies have achieved great success in treating kidney disease. If you are interested in our characteristic treatments, you can leave a message below.

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