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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 Is The PKD Life Expectancy

2014-01-04 13:50

What Is The PKD Life ExpectancyThe question of what is the PKD life expectancy troubles many PKD patients whether they are just diagnosed with PKD or they have experienced this disease for many years. Well then, this article mainly aims at to tell the answer and hope can help you greatly.

Generally speaking, patients who have PKD but don’t suffer from any healthy problems can live for several decades. But according to clinical research, most people with PKD died not from PKD itself, but from its complications. Among which, kidney failure and heart disease are the most serious complications which are the biggest life-threatening risk for PKD patients. Therefore, if you want to live longer, to avoid kidney failure and heart disease effectively and immediately is the first thing you must to do. It usually takes about 10 years form PKD to kidney failure, in this period, you do have enough time to adopt many remedies, like some natural treatments based on Chinese herbal medicines including Hot compress therapy, full bath therapy, foot bath therapy, acupuncture, etc. As long as these treatments can be used in time, you have big hope to live as long as a heathy person.

In addition, there also have many factors can affect the PKD life expectancy, such as diet, lifestyle and even an attitude. We often say people who take care of themselves elaborately are more likely to have a better life than those do nothing. Here, you may have doubt that could it be said that an attitude can also affect the life expectancy of PKD patients. We have to say the answer must be yes. It is not difficult to find that many cases in our daily life, that is, the people who are more optimistic, they usually get a better outcome.

In conclusion, how long you will live should not depend on a disease, but in your own hands. So from mow on, try to pay close attention to every point in your daily life. Sincerely hope you will be better soon.

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