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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.

PKD and Hypertension: Which One Should Be Treated Firstly

2018-04-23 08:45

PKD and Hypertension: Which One Should Be Treated FirstlyPolycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a genetic kidney disease, which can cause high blood pressure (hypertension). Without timely treatment for hypertension, it can worsen renal function, and then blood pressure increases further. It will eventually lead to kidney failure. Therefore, PKD and hypertension: which one should be treated firstly? Go on reading to learn more information.

For high blood pressure caused by PKD, you should treat PKD firstly, which can reduce the pressure of renal cysts so as to slow down or stop kidney fibrosis. Only in this way can you control blood pressure from the root.


1. To prevent infections

PKD patients are easy to get infections, such as UTIs, cyst infections, etc. In the daily, to take a shower rather than a bath. Do not hold urine, etc.

2. To pay attention to diet

The amount of salt should be controlled according to your illness condition. If you do not have obvious swelling, high blood pressure and heart failure, do not restrict your water intake. To control protein intake. If you take too much, it can put extra stress on kidneys. If you take too little, it can affect your nutrition. Avoid alcohol and fermented foods, which may stimulate the activity of polysaccharide so as to accelerate the growth of cysts.

3. To have a good rest

You should not only avoid mental fatigue, but also physical exertion. Mental fatigue can affect the brain’s thinking and intelligence function as well as the function of other organs. If function of each organ is not harmonious, other diseases will appear so as to speed up kidney recovery. Physical exertion can make your body to produce excess toxins so as to worsen your kidney condition.

4. To keep positive emotion

PKD is the result of the interaction between congenital factor and acquired factors. The acquired factors are controllable. Therefore, do not be pessimistic. You should set up confidence to fight against the disease.

If you have PKD and high blood pressure, you should treat PKD firstly. If you can not find out an effective treatment in the local, welcome to China. We will help you shrink the cysts and stop their growth. For more information on our hospital and our treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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