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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.

Effects of Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) on Bones

2014-08-29 07:25

Effects of Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) on BonesPolycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder and is characterized by the growth of numerous fluid-filled sacs on the kidneys. This kind of kidney disease indeed have some effects on bones. Let’s take a look at.

An overview of bone problem caused by kidney disease

In clinic, bone problem that caused by kidney disease is called “Renal Osteopathy”. It is more often seen in children, people with congenital deformed kidneys, persons who have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) for many year or dialysis patients.

How does Polycystic Kidney Disease affect bones?

Do you know that our kidneys have many functions such as maintaining electrolyte and acid-base balance, keep metabolism in order, and secreting Vitamin D that is related to bone growth.

The developing kidney cysts will grow with age, and when they enlarge to big size, they will compress the renal tissues, causing ischemia and anoxia in the kidneys. As time goes by, they kidneys that are under the situation of blood and oxygen deficiency will be severely damaged. Then, all the balance will be disturbed. High potassium level and low calcium level in the blood, loss of Vitamin D, elevation of PTH (Parathyroid Hormone), metabolic acidosis and parenchymal calcification are all the possible causes of bone problem.

How to treat bone problem caused by Polycystic Kidney Disease

Treatment is certainly based on the cause of bone problem. However, bone problem is caused by kidney damage in essence. Then, to repair the damaged kidneys is the key.

As for the treatment, I will not recommend you medicines or surgery. What I want to give you is Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. It is based on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) but is used externally. You can get rid of the bitter taste and long time of waiting to see the curative effects. It works by improving kidney function, by which you can not solve your problem from the root. Are you interested in it? You can get more information by leaving a message below or emailing to

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