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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.

Polycystic Kidney Disease(PKD) and Sleep Problems

2013-09-24 17:25

Polycystic Kidney Disease(PKD) and Sleep Problems As a life-threatening disease, Polycystic Kidney Disease has affected lots of people especially the old. Meanwhile, this disease is progressive. If not controlled well, it may progress into kidney failure. Some patients with this disorder find that they have sleep problems. Here we are going to talk about this issue, hope it can be helpful for you.

Related factors that may cause sleep problems in PKD patients

1. Mental pressure. Up to now, there is no treatment for PKD. So it is easy for us to understand this question. Generally, they begin to think about other problems, which can lead to sleep problems.

2. Frequent urination at night. If patients go to the bathroom frequently, they are more likely to experience sleep problems.

3. Enlargement of cysts. This disorder is mainly characterized by numerous cysts that formed in the kidneys. As time went by, the cysts can grow bigger and bigger, and symptoms including back pain, high blood pressure and so on will occur. In serious condition, there may be infection and rupture and so on, which may lead to different kinds of pain.

How to improve sleep problems in PKD?

Medications. In general, doctors will prescribe some medications that can help relieve sleep problems. But if patients take them for a long time, there can be side effects. If you are troubled by the medications, consult with our online doctor for more detailed advices.

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. Based on traditional Chinese medicine, it has been commonly used to treat PKD for many years. During the treatment, patients just need to lie in bed comfortably. What’s more, the herbal medicines are carefully selected by our experts and without side effects.

Compared with other treatments, this therapy is applied externally. With the help of osmosis device, the micronized medicines can effect on the renal area directly. When renal function is promoted, sleep problems can be relieved to some extent.

Except for the above methods, a good mood, healthy diet and moderate exercises can also be helpful.

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