What to expect at Stage 5 kidney disease?

What to expect at Stage 5 kidney disease?

Stage 5 means your kidneys are working at less than 15 percent capacity or you have kidney failure. When that happens, the buildup of waste and toxins becomes life-threatening. This is end-stage renal disease. The risk of heart disease and stroke is growing.

What is the life expectancy of someone with Stage 5 kidney disease?

Stage 5 kidney disease means total kidney failure and the necessity of dialysis. Five decades ago, a failed kidney meant death was likely. These days, things are quite a bit different. According to the National Kidney Foundation, the average life expectancy for a patient on dialysis is 5-10 years.

What are the symptoms of Stage 5 kidney disease?

You may have these symptoms in Stage 5 CKD if your kidneys begin to fail:Feeling weak and tiredSwelling in your arms, hands, legs or feetMaking little or no urineHeadachesPain in your lower backMuscle crampsFeeling sick to your stomach or throwing upFeeling less hungry than normalTrouble breathingChanges in your skin color

What is the treatment for Stage 5 kidney disease?

An integrated and comprehensive treatment for kidney diseaseAn all-natural approach to treatment that doesn’t make use of medications, supplements, or proceduresLowering kidney load and reducing the accumulation of toxin within the kidneysEnhanced overall health with simple lifestyle changesMore items…