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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.

Management Of Polycystic Kidney Disease

2013-12-26 11:55

Management Of Polycystic Kidney DiseasePolycystic kidney disease ( PKD ) is an inherited disease that slowly damages the kidneys and may lead to kidney failure if left uncontrolled. Although it runs in family, it is quite terrible affects thousands of families all over the world. While there is no treatment and no specific treatment, management of Polycystic Kidney Disease by changing its diet, lifestyle and other related things indeed can help slow the progression of this disease.

1. Control blood pressure

Keep your blood pressure in the normal range will help slow the progression and above all, reduce damage to the kidneys. While a low-fat, low-sodium diet may help lower your high blood pressure, another way you need to take some blood pressure medications.

2. Dietary changes

There is no doubt that a proper diet indeed plays an important role in slowing PKD progression. Generally speaking, a low-protein and vegetarian diet are highly recommended if you have PKD. Other professional suggestions, please chat with our online doctors for free help, our renal dietitian can help you plan a diet that meets your nutritional needs.

3. Reduce pain

Pain from PKD patients is usually located in the side and back, in some serious cases, that is to say your cysts are particularly large and painful, your doctors may recommend surgical removal of the cysts.

4. Dialysis or kidney transplant

Dialysis or kidney transplant, as an important part in the management of Polycystic Kidney Disease, both of them are very useful to a large extent. However, due to various reasons, like side effects, difficult to finish, treat PKD partially, etc, patients have to give up and find other natural therapies to PKD treatment.

Honestly speaking, management of Polycystic Kidney Disease, is not so difficult as we think, as long as effective treatment is recommended in time. Here, we believe Chinese herbal medicines are worth trying for PKD patients. If you are interested in, please send us an email to pkdclinic888@hotmail.comor leave a message below. Keep in mind that we are here for you all the time.

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