Quick question, do you know the name of the World's Oldest Man? Well until recently it was Sakari Momoi of Japan according to the Guinness World Records. Dying of Kidney Failure, Mr. Momoi lived until age 112. While the circumstances and specific cause of death are unclear, it is inspirational to see a fellow fighter live a very extended life even with the complications of Chronic Kidney Disease and Kidney Failure. The Supercentenarian (someone who has lived to or passed their 110th birthday) "credited healthy eating and getting plenty of sleep for his longevity," reported the United Kingdom news site, Mirror.
Although rest is important, Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis patients should also exercise to further enhance their health outcomes. "Try to stay active," cautioned the second Largest Dialysis Organization in the United States, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. Patients can discuss mild exercise programs with their Nephrologists. The key to Chronic Kidney Disease patient exercise is to start slowly and build up gradually.
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Once diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease, Kidney Failure or beginning Dialysis, many patients believe that it is the end of the line. Even more patients suffering Chronic Kidney Disease and Kidney Failure often think that "their time is around the corner." That is no way to live and the negativity can make Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis patients very depressed and directly worsen their circumstances.
The longest living person is an American woman, Susannah Mushatt Jones (age 116), and she suggested that among other things, "positive energy is the key to long life and happiness." Therefore, look to individuals such as Mr. Momoi who a lead long successful life with Chronic Kidney Disease to remain positive and motivated to keep going.
Two important takeaways that Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis patients can gain from this article about the recently deceased World's Oldest Man are: First, by leading a balanced positive life and taking control of their personal health, Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis patients can help to prolong their lives and live a good quality of life. Secondly, by sharing this article with family members and friends, it can further help raise awareness of Chronic Kidney Disease, Kidney Failure and Dialysis and how it affects people of ALL ages (older and younger). With that, there is a need for more willing Living Kidney Donors and if anyone is interested in the process of being a Living Kidney Donor, then they should consider contacting KidneyBuzz.com by clicking here.
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Again Friends, use Sakari Momoi's life as a testament to how you may lead a long life even with other health complications including Chronic Kidney Disease. For the Latest Breaking News and Information which teaches those with Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, Diabetes and High Blood Pressure how to better manage their lives visit KidneyBuzz.com every day.