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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.

PKD with GFR 20: How to Improve Kidney Function

2013-12-29 14:41

GFR( glomerular filtration rate) is one of the reliable indicators of kidney function. If the GFR declines, kidney function declines. GFR 20 often indicates that there are only 20% kidney functions left. How to improve kidney function in PKD with GFR 20?

PKD(polycystic kidney disease) is a genetic kidney disease and it is hard to deal with. The cysts on kidneys are always developing. When they grow bigger, they will oppress the surrounding kidney tissues and thus affect kidney function. If the GFR declines to 20ml/min, PKD may have developed into kidney failure. Then how to improve kidney function?

Healthy diet. To improve kidney function, you are suggested to firstly preserve the remaining function. so healthy diet is recommended. Unhealthy diet will increase the progression of the disease and cause more kidney damage. So you should follow such principles: low-protein, low-salt, low-potassium, low-phosphorus and high vitamin. But everyone owns a different diet. If your potassium and phosphorus level in blood is not high, you can not limit potassium and phosphorus amount in your diet. For personalized food lists, you are welcomed to send your medical report to, I will arrange you the proper diet based on your condition.

Chinese medicine. Many patients are treated by dialysis when they have GFR20. But dialysis can only help kidneys finish some of the jobs, it cannot improve kidney function. However, the Chinese medicine aims at repairing the damaged kidney cells and improving kidney function. Here I will introduce you a new Chinese medicine and it is called Hot Compress therapy. Different from the traditional one, it is used externally. The specially made herbs will be permeated into kidneys through an osmosis device. The herbs can repair the damaged glomerular filtration membrane thus to improve GFR and kidney function.

In addition, this therapy is comfortable and safe. No pain and no side-effects will patients suffer. With this therapy, GFR 20 in PKD can be elevated and kidney function can be improved. If you are interested in it, you can consult the online doctor, they will give you the detailed information.

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