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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.

I Have PKD and BP Is 140/100: Is It Safe to Use Beet

2015-07-13 02:51

I Have PKD and BP Is 140/100: Is It Safe to Use BeetIf I have PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease) and high blood pressure (140/100), is it safe for me to use beet? If you have the similar questions, you can get answer in the following article.

Beet for high blood pressure

Study shows that drinking a glass of beet juice may have immediate impact on lowering blood pressure. Within hours of drinking it, beet juice lowered systolic blood pressure (the top number in a blood pressure reading) by an average of 4-5 points among a small group of healthy men.

However, you can see that the drop seem small. What’s more, beet juice cannot be taken as medication since it won’t solve the underlying problem.

High blood pressure in Polycystic Kidney Disease

Polycystic Kidney Disease causes countless cysts on kidneys. These fluid-filled sacs can grow very big and press nearby tissues. High blood pressure can be caused by reduction of blood volume or disordered renin secretion due to cyst oppression.

This kind of blood pressure is secondary. You should ask your doctor to take tests to find the real causes of high blood pressure. If the pressure 140/100 is caused by Polycystic Kidney Disease, you can take treatments as follows.

Treatment for PKD patients to lower high blood pressure

Since the cyst enlargement is the culprit of blood pressure 140/110, treatment should can shrink kidney cysts.

You may as well try Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. It is an external application used on bilateral Shenshu acupoints. The effective ingredients can inhibit cyst epithelial cells from secreting fluid any more, thus preventing renal cyst growth. Meanwhile, this therapy can increase blood circulation so that fluid can be reabsorbed into blood vessels and then discharged by kidneys as urine. Therefore, renal cysts get smaller and smaller.

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