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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 Feel Cramps

2013-11-13 16:50

Why Polycystic Kidney Disease Feel CrampsPolycystic Kidney Disease may cause various symptoms. As it develops, some patients may feel cramps. Why? Read on and find the answer now!

Why Polycystic Kidney Disease Feel Cramps?

Low Calcium Level

Calcium is a substance which works with the neuromuscular control system. Kidneys work to regulate the calcium in blood and keep it in a normal level. When Polycystic Kidney Disease develops in an advanced stage, it will cause kidney function decline. This will cause the kidneys fail to keep the calcium in a normal level, leading to hypocalcemia.

When calcium is lower than the normal level, it makes neuromuscular control system over sensitive, this is why PKD patients feel cramps.

In addition, Active Vitamin D is related with the low calcium level in patients with PKD.

Healthy kidneys can help produce active vitamin D. Vitamin D works to regulate calcium-phosphorus and keeps the potassium and calcium in a normal range. When kidneys are damaged by the polycystic kidneys, it breaks the disturbance of calcium and potassium. And patient’s intestinal tract will absorb less calcium, causing high potassium level and low calcium level.


Edema is a common symptom of PKD. Diuretic is usually used to alleviate swellings in patients with PKD. Diuretic has a side effect which may cause the loss of calcium in PKD patients.

How to prevent the cramps in PKD patients?

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is suggested for it is a natural therapy which uses many herbs to treat the kidney damage. It helps shrink the kidney cysts both in size and in number naturally. When the cysts are controlled, it will cause less damages on kidneys. In addition, this natural therapy helps repair the damaged kidney tissues and improve kidney functions. When kidneys can work better, it can help regulate the calcium in a normal level naturally. This can help control and prevent cramps in patients with PKD.

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