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Informations of Stage 4 CKD Stage 4 kidney disease is a dangerous stage of kidney disease in the same time it is the last chance to treat kidney diseases avoid kidney transplant or dialysis. Patients in stage 4 are considered to be in the advanced stages of CKD and are advised to begin preparing for dialysis or kidney

transplantation.In

this

condition,the

following

symptoms may occur: 1.Puffiness or swelling. 2.Back pain. Chronic kidney disease back pain is usually felt as a dull ache anywhere in the mid-to-lower portion of the back, on one side or the other – this is sometimes referred to as flank pain or loin pain. 3.Kidney pain: Most people with CKD do not have kidney pain, but with some kinds of kidney problems, such as PKD or infections, they may have pain in their back where the kidneys are located. 4.Taste changes: Food may not taste like it usually does, or may have a metallic taste.


5.Sleep problems: Some people have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. Itching, muscle cramps or restless legs can keep them awake. 6.Loss of appetite: may not feel like eating. 7.Difficulty in concentrating: having trouble focusing on reading or doing simple task. How to treat Stage 4 CKD 1.Having a kidney transplant. 2.Eating right and taking prescribed medicines, exercising regularly and notsmoking are helpful in maintaining health. Patients should talk to their doctors about an exercise plan. Doctors can also provide tips onhow to stop smoking. 3.Dialysis.This may be done at home or in a dialysis unit. You can choose to learn to do as little or as much of your own treatment as you wish. 4.Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. It is convenient, comfortable and free of side effects. More importantly, it can not only alleviate the symptoms, but also increase the self-curative ability of the body to repair the damaged renal.


Stage 4 CKD: Foods to Avoid 1.Limit sodium intake. People with CKD stage 4 are always asked to reduce salt intake; actually this is because salt is high in sodium which need to be discharged by kidney. 2.Low-phosphorus diet. High phosphorus intake will restrain absorption to calcium, which can induce many diseases like bone disease and cardiovascular disease. Low-phosphorus is helpful for CKD stage 4 patients to prevent these serious complications. 3.Watch out protein intake Not only patients with CKD stage 4, almost every patient with kidney problem need to limit protein intake and this is because high-protein diet increases extra renal burden, which can accelerate progression of disease. Stage 4 CKD:Foods to Eat 1.A diet that is low in saturated fat and cholesterol and moderate in total fats, especially if cholesterol is high or if you


have diabetes or heart disease. 2.Vitamin D and iron. 3.vitamin B complex and C. Have any questions?Send me an puzzle .kidney-treatment@hotmail.com

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Informations of stage 4 ckd