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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.

Learn to Ease Symptoms of PKD at Late Stage 3

2013-08-20 09:09

Learn to Ease Symptoms of PKD at Late Stage 3Do you a similar headache with this person? I have Polycystic Kidney Disease at late stage 3, and I am always more tired than before. Additionally, I also have hypertension and back pain. You can’t image how I want to ease these terrible symptoms due to Stage 3 PKD. Please, help me.

Stage 3 PKD is also called enlarged period. In this stage, some cysts have been larger than 4cm that leads to several symptoms. All of these symptoms can affect patients’ overall life quality largely. Therefore, effective managements are needed urgently.

1. High blood pressure

When enlarged kidney cysts disturb the function of kidney regulating blood pressure, hypertension may occur without any expectation. Hypertension is not only one common symptom of PKD but also a big risk of further kidney damage. To lower it, ACEI, ARB, calcium channel blocker, diuretic, etc, may be chosen based on patients’ condition.

2. Back pain

Large kidney cyst, cyst rupture, kidney stone and infections all can be the causes of back pain foe these patients. If you are suffering from sharp or chronic back pain, try to find the cause firstly and then take responding methods. For example, ground beeltle, rhizoma sparganii and some other herbal medicines may be used to shrink PKD renal cysts naturally.

3. Hematuria

It usually appears as a consequence of kidney stone movement or kidney cyst burst. If left alone, it may cause sepsis that may cause death. If your blood urine is attributed to kidney stone, surgery and TCM are two treatment options. As for kidney cyst burst, preventing infections and shrinking cyst is the key.

4. Tiredness

Anemia and build up of waste products and toxins can make patients feel tired all the times. In this condition, keeping a clean internal environment and supplementing patients enough nutritions can help alleviate tiredness largely.

Whatever symptoms you have, a healthy diet is indispensable, because it can both slow down the progress of PKD and relieve symptoms. For example, cranberry juice, kiwi fruit and lemon can help deal with kidney cyst infections, while soy, flaxseed oil and walnut may slow down the cyst growth. If you want to know which foods can ease some certain symptom in detail, you can leave a message or consult our online doctor.

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