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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.

Why Polycystic Kidney Disease Patients Always Feel Tired

2013-11-01 17:26

Polycystic Kidney Disease causes damages to the kidneys and tiredness is a common experience for the patients. Why patients always feel tired? It is caused by the different toxins building up in patients’ blood.

Why Polycystic Kidney Disease Patients Always Feel Tired?

Polycystic Kidneys and Kidney Function

Kidneys work to filter the waste products and excessive water in the blood. As the cyst enlarging gradually, the nearby kidney tissues will be affected, which causes kidney function decline. When kidneys cannot function well, the waste products will deposit in the body. Different toxins will lead to different symptoms in patients.

What toxins are related to the tiredness in patients with PKD?


Creatinine is the waste products of muscular metabolism, which is produced when muscle moves. When creatinine builds up in the blood, it will increase the risk of cell to die and causes fatigue and drowsiness etc.


Polyamine is a waste products, which can causes poor appetite, vomiting, proteinuria etc. It also can improve the dissolution of red blood cells and restrain the production of hemopoietin, causing renal anemia. Anemia is another cause for tiredness.

Urea and Guanidine 

Urea and Guanidine are toxic to the nervous system. When there is disorder in nervous system, patients may feel cramps, tiredness, low interest in sex etc.

How to alleviate the tiredness in PKD patients?

To remove the toxins in the blood, is the key to alleviate the tiredness in PKD patients. Dialysis helps remove creatinine, polyamine and urea, but it fails to remove the Guanidine. To remove Guanidine, PKD patients are suggested to take hemodialysis. Other techniques may be suggested based on patients’ medical conditions, such as immune exchange, hemofiltration, hemoperfusion etc. You can email your medical report to for the recommended techniques treatments based on your own conditions.

In addition, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is suggested for it can help shrink the kidney cysts naturally and control the root cause of PKD symptoms.

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