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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a group of disorders that result from the formation and progressive enlargement of cysts in the kidneys without dysplasia, usually leading to renal failure.

What Can Cinnamon Do for Polycystic Kidney Disease Patients

2013-05-31 15:07

What Can Cinnamon Do for Polycystic Kidney Disease PatientsCinnamon is usually known as a popular spice in baking and cooking, but in traditional Chinese medicine, it is one of the oldest remedies because of its big medicinal value. Today, our topic is what cinnamon can do for Polycystic Kidney Disease patients.

As with other kidney disease, symptoms and complications caused by PKD also affect the progression of patients’ condition largely, so in the whole treatment, remedies that can repair the damaged kidney functioning cells and ease patients’ symptoms both are necessary. Cinnamon is just one of them that can relieve these patients’ symptoms.

Keep brain health: Some studies have proven that smelling cinnamon can help boost the cognitive function and memory. For people with end stage Polycystic Kidney Disease, they are more likely to suffer from memory problems, so cinnamon is good for them.

Ease headache and migraine relief: Many patients have complained they are tormented by headache, but regular painkillers may cause some side effects and don’t work very well all the time. Cinnamon is considered as an effective natural remedy for eliminating headaches and migraine relief.

Anti-clotting: Not only people with PKD but also ones with other kidney diseases easily have abnormal blood circulation, because of the damaged kidney function. Cinnamon is able to produce an anti-clotting effect on the blood that is good for patients.

Anti-bacterial: When added to food, this spice inhibits bacterial growth. With Polycystic Kidney Disease, patients are easy to experience infections both bacterial and viral.

Besides, cinnamon can also help regulate blood sugar, lower high cholesterol, etc. However, even though it has so many benefits, it doesn’t mean all people with PKD can consume it. Generally, people, who have bleeding diseases, constipation, haemorrhoids and pregnancy, etc, are recommended to avoid it. Therefore, you had better consult your doctor or the online doctor before using it.

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