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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.

PKD: Abandon These 4 Dietary Habits, or Uremia Comes Quickly

2018-07-11 09:12

These four dietary habits must be abandoned in patients with PKD, or uremia will come quickly. Now read this article to learn detailed information.

Most kidney diseases are not inherited, but polycystic kidney disease is an exception. Any parent with polycystic kidney may pass it on to the child.

But by now medical means such as genetic screening and four dimensional colour Doppler Ultrasound can both help you determine whether your children have PKD or not so as to help you have a healthy baby.

Polycystic kidney refers that there are countless cysts of different size in the kidney parenchymal, which can enlarge kidneys. On the surface of kidneys, there are many cyst protuberant, in which there is light yellow slurry. Sometimes because of bleeding, they may present dark brown or reddish brown. These cysts show no obvious symptoms at a young age, but they grow as your age. Most of patients are onset in their middle age.

PKD cannot be completely cured, and the prognosis is not good. Besides drug therapy, diet therapy is more important for patients with PKD than other kidney diseases. The following four bad eating habits must be eliminated.
PKD: Abandon These 4 Dietary Habits, or Uremia Comes Quickly

1. Alcohol

PKD diet needs to pay attention to alcohol drinks and wine, especially liquor. Alcohol can stimulate the activity of cyst substrate cells and accelerate the growth of cyst.
PKD: Abandon These 4 Dietary Habits, or Uremia Comes Quickly

2. Fermented food

Here fermented food is mainly fermented by fungi, such as fermented bean curd and rotten eggs. Avoid this kind of foods, because they can benefit for the growth of renal cysts.

3. Animal pluck

As cooked food, animal pluck is also not suitable for PKD patients to eat, especially liver. There is an old saying in China, "you are what you eat". Actually that is not true. The function of liver and kidney is detoxification. In the process of slaughtering animals, many toxins are left within the liver and kidney, especially the liver. If you eat too much of them, they can put extra stress on kidneys so as to aggravate your disease.
PKD: Abandon These 4 Dietary Habits, or Uremia Comes Quickly

4. Coffee and chocolate are also prohibited.

But some foods are friendly to people with PKD, such as fruits and vegetables high in vitamins, foods rich in iron, such as carrots. Vegetable food that can dissolve stone, such as black fungus. Diuretic foods such as radish and wax gourd.
PKD: Abandon These 4 Dietary Habits, or Uremia Comes Quickly

Now you know the 4 dietary habits that can make your PKD worse. But simply diet is not well enough for you to control PKD well. Here we recommend you to try Micro-Chinese Medicine, which can help shrink renal cysts and stop their growth. If you would like to know more information on PKD treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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