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PKD & Kidney Cysts

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.

Home Remedy to Shrink Kidney Cyst

2013-05-06 09:45

Home Remedy to Shrink Kidney CystWhether you are just diagnosed with kidney cyst or you have suffered from it for many years, home remedy to shrink kidney cyst must be very useful for you.

Both simple kidney cysts and complex kidney cysts are very common findings for us especially the elder people. Generally, the kidneys won’t have any symptom until up to 5 cysts grow in each kidney or one of them becomes too big. Therefore, to shrink kidney cysts in the early stage is the best way to prevent kidney damage and healthy problems, some home remedies can help achieve this goal.

Drink enough water

Some papers have revealed that drinking enough water can help shrink kidney cyst. Even though there are still no exact evidence can prove this idea, water does bring many benefits for our health. Generally, people with kidney cyst are recommended to drink 4000ml of water so that they can produce 1500ml of urine. Enough urine is able to remove more wastes from the body. However, this amount may change with patients’ specific condition. You can ask the kidney experts online to give you accurate suggestion that is suitable for you.

Drink some fruit or vegetable juice

Some fruits and vegetables have a benefit of protecting kidney function. Drinking a glass of some certain fruit or vegetable fruit, individuals with kidney cysts can prevent kidney damage better. Here, we would like to first introduce two foods: cranberry and carrot. Many other foods also have such a benefit, so you choose some of them according to your preference.

Eat more vegetables rather than meat

Vegetables, compared with meat, can provide more vitamins, minerals and fibers for our body with less workload on the kidney. Some vegetables like celery can also help cleanse blood and increase the rate of kidney filtering wastes. However, not all vegetables are good for these people.

Consume correct amount of protein

Too much protein can increase the kidney’s burden, while too little can cause some healthy problem. Therefore, correct amount of protein is best. Generally, a glass of milk, 0.6g of lean meat and one egg white can meet the protein need. Of course, you can choose alternatives in daily life.

There are too many home remedies that can help shrink kidney cyst, but the words here are limited. If you want to know more about home remedy to shrink kidney cyst, you can tell us.

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