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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.

Can Polycystic Kidney Disease Patients Benefit from Running

2014-04-02 11:18

Can Polycystic Kidney Disease Patients Benefit from RunningRunning is the most simple way of exercise. It has many benefits for people. Can Polycystic Kidney Disease patients benefit from running?

Let’s look at the advantages of running.

Relieve eye strain and fatigue. One hour for eyes to look straight the distance along with running can help to relax your eyes.

Improve the discomfort of neck, shoulder and spine.

Promote the blood circulation and improve the metabolism.

Strengthen lung function and increase the lung capacity.

Help to increase appetite, strengthen the digestive function and promote the nutrition absorption.

Increase the strengthen of bones.

Although running has so many benefits for our body, maybe,this exercise can not be beneficial to patients with this disease. They should avoid some strenuous sport to prevent the rupture of cyst and worsen the condition.

In fact, polycystic kidney disease needs some gentle exercise such as Tai Chi, Qigong, walking and so on.

In addition, patients with polycystic kidney disease should do a good job in daily care. It mainly contains the following aspects.

Prevent colds.

Colds will increase the kidney damage and accelerate the process of renal injury.

Prevent injury.

With the growth of cyst, it will cause the enlargement of kidneys. Meanwhile, any light injury such as sprain or bruise can lead to infection and promote cyst rupture.

Control high blood pressure

High blood pressure is the common complication of PKD. Therefore, controlling hypertension can help you slow the deterioration of renal function.

Manage your daily diet.

Rational diet is a great importance of polycystic kidney disease. Please remain a light diet of low-salt , low-fat, low-protein, high vitamins and high fiber. Pay attention to these details, you can benefit from a lot.

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