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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 Daily Serving Size of Carrot Is Recommended for PKD Patient

2014-12-18 05:57

What Daily Serving Size of Carrot Is Recommended for PKD PatientWithout doubt, Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) patients should keep a restricted diet to slow the progression into Kidney Failure. Carrot is always the favor of many people. What daily serving size of carrot is recommended for PKD patients?

Daily servicing size of carrot

For healthy people, 1/2 cup counts as a vegetable serving is OK. However, carrot is rich in potassium. Damaged kidneys cannot maintain the balance of electrolyte. High potassium level in the blood may lead to abnormal heart rhythm, slow heart rate, and weakness.

If kidney damage occurs due to kidney cyst enlargement, excess potassium cannot be excreted adequately. In that case, Polycystic Kidney Disease patients are eat limited carrots. For specific daily serving size for yourself, you should consult your doctor. He or she will give you suggestions based on your blood test result. Or you can email to or leave a message below for our free advice.

Other dietary suggestions for PKD patient

It is very necessary for Polycystic Kidney Disease patients to eat or drink under a general dietary suggestions. They are usually required to take a diet low in sodium, protein, potassium, phosphorous or even calcium. In addition, alcohol and tobacco should be avoided.

Treatment for Polycystic Kidney Disease patients

Generally speaking, patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease do not see any symptoms until 30 to 40 years. They begin to take medicines to control symptoms such as back pain, nausea, high blood pressure, and kidney cyst infection, etc.

In some cases, surgery is needed to remove cysts since they causes uncontrolled problems like bleeding.

However, neither medicines nor surgery can treatment Polycystic Kidney Disease, but might bring some adverse side effects.

Thereby, I recommend you to take Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, which is a innovation of hundreds of traditional Chinese herbs. It is an external application on Shenshu area. This therapy can not only shrink kidney cyst but also improve kidney function. If you are interested in it, please be free to contact us!

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