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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.

Swelling with Polycystic Kidney Disease

2014-02-28 17:50

Swelling with Polycystic Kidney DiseaseSome patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease may suffer from swelling in leg, feet, ankle or other parts of the body. What’s the causes of the swelling? Is there an effective way to release this symptom?

Swelling is a common symptom in polycystic kidney disease. Many factors can lead to swelling.

The causes of swelling in polycystic kidney disease include:

Excess water, sodium retention, loss of protein in urine, Hypertension, protein leakage, the uses of medications and intake of alcohol.

The effective treatment for treating swelling in PKD

After years of research and experience accumulations, some experts have developed a set of stereoscopic therapy of TCM. This therapy includes cycle therapy, hot compress therapy, foot bath therapy, full bath therapy, enema therapy, oral Chinese medicine therapy and moxibustion therapy. Each of seven therapies has its own characteristics and curative effect.

Now, let’s have a look at one of the Chinese therapies.

Hot Compress Therapy. It is based on Chinese herbal medicine. This therapy can not cause any side effect on kidney intestinal tract. The treatment time is about 45 minutes a time. During the process of treatment, patients say this therapy is very comfortable.

How does hot compress therapy work?

It has the following functions include extending blood vessel, anti-inflammation, anti-freezing, degradation, removing the toxins in body, purifying the blood, shrinking the cysts gradually, repairing the injured renal lesions, enhancing the immunity and improving the renal function.

Hot compress therapy has been proved to be a convenient and safe therapy. But it is a long therapeutic process which needs your patiences. After a period of treatment, patients’ swelling can disappear naturally and condition also will have a great improvement.

If you are enduring the swelling with polycystic kidney disease, a medical and suitable therapy is important. Besides, you should keep a low-salt diet in daily life. If you have any questions, feel free to let us know. Welcome to leave your message or chat with our experts directly.

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