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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.

Is High Blood Pressure a Sign of PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease)

2014-10-23 11:19

Is High Blood Pressure a Sign of PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease)Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder that can pass down the next generation. Enlarged renal cysts can cause various symptoms and complications. Is high blood pressure a sign of PKD? Follow us and you can find the answer.

Can Polycystic Kidney Disease cause high blood pressure?

High blood pressure is indeed a symptom of Polycystic Kidney Disease. As you know, this kind of kidney disease is characterized by a cluster of cysts on the kidneys. When the cysts grow to large size (more than 3-5cm), they begin to compress nearby tissues, stimulating the kidneys secrete more renin. As a result, renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) starts, leading to high blood pressure.

In addition, water-retention is another common factor that can also elevate the blood pressure.

Other symptoms of Polycystic Kidney Disease

Back pain, flank pain, abdominal pain, proteinuria, hematuria, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, frequent urination, kidney stone, or even cyst in brain and liver.

If you are diagnosed with Polycystic Kidney Disease, you should take regular test to monitor the growth of cyst in case of rupture or getting infected.

How to treat Polycystic Kidney Disease?

Traditionally, diuretics, hypertensive drugs (ACEIs and ARBs), and antibiotics are prescribed by the doctors to relieve the symptoms and complication.

However, there are so many reports saying the adverse effects of these medicines. More over, medicines cannot improve kidney function. Therefore, I will introduce you our natural treatment for Polycystic Kidney Disease.

Our hospital—Shijiazhuang Hetaiheng Hospital, has committed ourselves into treating kidney disease by Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Unlike over-the-counter medicines, we have made some innovations which are the compositions of hundreds of Chinese herbs. The main therapy is Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, which is an external application. It is more natural and effective than simple medicine, and you can trust it.

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