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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.

Kidney Disease Symptoms in Women Over 60

2014-08-27 06:15

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is divided into five stages, and symptoms in women over 60 will differ according to different stages. This article is an overview about that condition. If you have any other questions, you can consult our experts online.

Symptoms in he early stage of kidney disease

Kidney Disease Symptoms in Women Over 60Individuals with Chronic Kidney Disease typically exhibit a number of telling physical symptoms, such as trouble urinating and lower back pain. Many people experience fatigue, nausea, and problems with sleeping and concentration. An individual who experiences any symptoms of kidney disease should seek medical attention right away. A doctor can conduct a proper diagnosis and recommend the most appropriate long-term treatment plan.

Besides, moderate swelling around the feet and ankles and frequent urination (especially at night) may also be noticed.

Symptoms in the advanced stage of kidney disease

At these stages, symptoms tend to become more noticeable. Proteinuria, hematuria, uncontrolled high blood pressure, digestive problems (vomiting and diarrhea), bone disease, dizziness, breathing problems, muscle weakness or soreness, memory loss, itchy skin, anemia and heavy swelling may be seen in those who are over 60.

Treatment

Treatment should vary from individuals to individuals.

1. Medicines

Medicines is especially necessary for those who have a high blood pressure, diabetes, severe swelling or infections, even though they may cause some side effects. Therefore, before you take any medicine, you should consult your doctor.

2. Chinese herbs

Compared with over-the-counter drugs, Chinese herbs are more natural and effective. Normally, dandelion, nettles, corn silk, plantain herb, lalang grass rhizome, Cordyceps sinensis, ginseng, and poria cocos are recommended. You can leave a message below and we will help you choose the right herbs.

3. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy

This therapy is also based on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and is used externally. Therefore, it cause few side effects. What’s more, these chosen herbs are micronized into extremely tiny particles so that they can be more fully absorbed. This therapy has been widely used in China and many kidney disease patients have benefited from it.

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