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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.

Prognosis of Polycystic Kidney Disease(PKD)

2013-09-07 16:55

Prognosis of Polycystic Kidney Disease(PKD)For patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease, accompanied with proper treatment and change of lifestyle, the goal of shrinking cysts can be achieved. And the followings are introductions about this.

Factors that contribute to poor prognosis

Cyst Rupture. When the cyst is above 4 cm, the risk of developing ruptured cyst is at a higher level. In addition, ruptured cyst can also lead to infections around the internal organs.

Protein in urine. In early stage, there can be small amount of proteinuria. In later stage, the illness condition will be worsen. It has been proved that the prognosis will be improved when proteinuria is effectively reduced.

Unhealthy living habits. They should also be blamed for poor prognosis. Because smoking, drinking, spicy foods and pickled foods, etc can make the disease progress faster than normal.

If not controlled well, the disease may develop into Kidney Failure eventually. Generally, dialysis or a kidney transplant are their choices, but we provide Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and Medicated Bath at our PKD clinic, which have obtained good results in recent years. If you are interested in the herbal lists of the above therapy, you can consult with our online doctor.

Methods that can be taken to promote its prognosis

Healthy diet. Reduce the intake of fat and salt. Eat more fresh fruits and vegetables in daily life. What’s more, whole grains can also be added into the regular meal.

Proper exercises. It is helpful in lowering high blood pressure and maintaining a healthy weight. And the physical activities usually include walking, jogging, etc.

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