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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.

How to Relieve Migraine Headache for Polycystic Kidney Disease

2013-06-18 09:55

How to Relieve Migraine Headache for Polycystic Kidney Disease When migraine headache hits people with Polycystic Kidney Disease, all they really care about is how to relieve it. If you also have such a problem, the following information may be something you want to know.

Making an accurate diagnosis should be the premise of the whole treatment

One of my patients who has PKD ever told me that he has suffered headache for many years. At first, the doctor treats it as migraine, but the prescribed medicines didn’t work well. Finally, he finds this is a misdiagnosis that makes him miss the best treatment time. Therefore, it is very necessary to determine whether your headache is migraine.

How to relieve migraine headache for Polycystic Kidney Disease?

Although much about the cause of migraines isn’t understood, genetics, environmental factors, unhealthy eating habits and other underlying causes appear to play a role. According to these causes, nephrologists at pkdclinic give some suggestions.

-Try to avoid some foods: It shows that certain foods, especially aged cheese, chocolate, nuts, alcohol, processed foods and salty foods, may trigger migraines. Therefore, you had better avoid them in your daily life.

- Quit unhealthy habits: Developing a healthy lifestyle is good for improving your overall health, not to mention easing your migraine headache. For example, smoking is one factor that may not only cause migraine headache but also worsen PKD patients’ condition. If you have such a habit, please quit it.

- Don’t skip one meal: Missing a meal or changing your sleep patterns may lead to headache especially for people with Polycystic Kidney Disease. Enjoying your meals punctually can guarantee you take enough nutritions.

- Use some herbal medicines: To relieve their migraine headache, most people with Polycystic Kidney Disease would like to choose herbal medicines rather than western medicine, because they know herbal medicines usually have less side effect than western medicines. If you would like, you can ask leave a message to me so that I can give you some suggestions both medication and herbal teas, according to you condition.

In most cases, the above remedies can help relieve PKD patients’ migraine headache largely, but they may not treatment it completely. If you want a better curative effect, try some natural treatments to shrink your kidney cyst and improve your kidney function.

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