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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 You Take Vitamins with PKD

2019-05-04 13:49

Can You Take Vitamins with PKDWe all know that moderate vitamin supplements are beneficial for health. But can you take vitamins with PKD? After reading this article, you will find out the answer.

-Vitamin C

Vitamin C is necessary for the growth, development and repair of all body tissues. It is involved in many body functions, including formation of collagen, absorption of iron, the immune system, wound healing, and the maintenance of cartilage, bones, and teeth. However, vitamin C is excreted by the kidney, intake greater than 100-200 mg/day should be avoided to avoid oxalosis.

-Vitamin B3

Vitamin B3 is an essential vitamin required for processing fat in the body, lowering cholesterol levels, and regulating blood sugar levels. Recently it was discovered that B3 could decrease PKD cyst formation. Because vitamin B3 helps naturally inhibit the activity of a protein called Sirt1 so as to influence the formation and growth of cysts. However, this is an uncontrolled open label feasibility trial. You had better talk with your doctor about it.

-Vitamin D

If you are calcium deficiency, you can take some vitamin D. it can be given as a pill and can also be given during your dialysis treatment if you are receiving dialysis. In addition to maintaining healthy bones, newer research shows that vitamin D may also protect against heart disease.


Some vitamins should be avoided, such as vitamin A, E and K. they are more likely to build up in your body and can cause harm. Over time, they can cause dizziness, nausea, and even death. Besides, vitamins can not replace your medical treatment. To have a good control of PKD, you need to shrink kidney cysts and stop their growth. Here you can try a natural treatment. It is Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy.

This treatment can restrain the abnormal activity of renal tubular epithelial cells and lining cells to prevent renal cysts from growing further. It can also increase the permeability of cyst wall and pressure difference inside and outside so that fluid can be drawn out, and then renal cysts will shrink.

After about one week’s treatment, back pain will be relieved.

After about half month’s treatment, high blood pressure will be reduced.

After about one month’s treatment, kidney cysts will shrink, and renal function will get improved.

Can you take vitamins with PKD? Yes, but you had better talk with your doctor about the dosage. Improper use may also cause further kidney damage. For more information on PKD treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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