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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.

Healthy Diet for Patients with Kidney Cyst

2013-08-28 15:49

Healthy Diet for Patients with Kidney CystFor patients with Kidney Cyst>, a healthy diet would be helpful to slow down the progression of this disorder, then what kind of diets should we take to achieve this goal?

As time went by, the size and quantity of cysts will be increased. If not treated well or not treated in time, the structures of kidneys will be damaged. In advanced stage, it may develop into kidney failure. So, the effective treatments for Kidney Cysts are especially crucial.

Foods that should be avoided

Pickled foods and spicy foods(pepper, wine, shrimp). Polluted foods(leftovers or degenerative foods).

The control of protein

Study shows that the excessive or insufficient intake of protein are not beneficial to kidneys. Excessive intake of protein will lead to too much metabolic products. Such as, creatinine and urea. Well control of protein will lighten the burden of kidneys and ease the illness condition.

Intake of water

When there is simple renal cyst, due to the decline of kidney concentration, enough fluids are needed to excrete the metabolic products in the body. So for patients with simple renal cysts, if they are not present obvious swelling, heart failure, high blood pressure. You’d better not limit the volume of water blindly.

Pay attention to nutrition

Patients with kidney cysts should choose high-quality foods. In addition, supply high-fiber, high-vitamin and low-fat foods.

Except for the above parts, suffers of this disorder should insist on reasonable physical activities. On the one hand, it can increase the immunity. On the other hand, it can stimulate the circulation of blood and prevent glomerular sclerosis.

The above are some tips for a proper diet plan. If you have been diagnosed with Kidney Cyst, you can tell us the size of your cysts and we’re glad to help you with a detailed diet.

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