After Getting into Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 4
I. The patients’ feeling.
1. Sleep problems. People with stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) may have difficulty in falling asleep or staying asleep for a whole night, because they have to suffer from skin itch, muscle cramps.
2.Urination changes. The urine quantity may change a lot, it can be more or less than normal levels, and the patients will have to get up several times at night to go to the bathroom. The color of the urine may turns dark orange, brown, and tea colored or even red with blood. In addition, foam may appear in urine.
3.Taste changes. Even delicious food the patients like before cannot attract them to have a good appetite, and the food may have a metal-like taste in their mouth.
4.Nerve problems. The patients are easy to feel numb and ting in their fingers and toes after getting stage 4 of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).
II. The changes of renal functions.Treatment Options for Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and Is Stage 4 CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) Curable in Huaxia Nephropathy Research Institute
Severe reduction in Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) (15-29 mL/min/1.73 m2) is a mark of CKD stage 4. In this period, the renal function may be damaged a lot. As the main function of kidneys is excreting the wastes through circulation and keeping the balance of fluid in the body. If the renal function decreases, the balance may be broken, and then cause a series of reactions such as excessive toxins in the body, disorder of acid-base and decrease of secretive function.
Chronic kidney disease is a worldwide public health problem. It is recognized as a common condition that is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and Chronic Renal Failure (CRF). Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) stage 4 is easy to deteriorate into the end stage Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) if timely treatment hasn't been given. Therefore, it is necessary for the patients to pay attention to the disease condition in the daily life and do a regular check.