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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.

Anemia in Patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease

2013-09-22 15:36

Anemia in Patients with Polycystic Kidney DiseasePolycystic Kidney Disease(PKD), is a genetic disease, which is mainly characterized by numerous sizes of cysts in the kidneys. In advanced stage, serve symptoms including anemia will occur. And today we are going to talk about this issue:

Why anemia occur in PKD patients?

Kidneys have the functions to produce erythropoietin, when kidneys are damaged, low levels of erythropoietin will occur and less oxygen will be transported to the cells.

If left uncontrolled, the enlarged cysts will oppress the adjacent renal tissues and structures, accompanied with kidney damage, anemia will occur.

What can PKD patients do deal with anemia?

1. Chemical drugs. In general, some medications may be prescribed to alleviate the symptoms of anemia. However, there may be side effects if you take it for a long time. If possible, you are suggested to try specific herbs which help your body improve red blood cells production.

2. Healthy diet plan. Except for effective treatments, diet also play a significant role. Generally, foods including iron, vitamin B 12 and folic acid can be beneficial. Meanwhile, spicy foods, pickled foods, coffee and chocolate and so on should be avoided.

3. Patients should focus on the rooting cause, namely, the constant enlargement of cysts. After years of study, our experts at PKD clinic invented a therapy named Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. And it has obtained good curative effects in shrinking cysts and repair renal function. If you are interested in the herbal lists of this therapy, consult with our online doctor directly and you will receive you a satisfied answer as soon as possible.

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