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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.

How to Relieve Leg Cramps in Polycystic Kidney Disease

2014-01-04 17:42

Many patients are suffering from leg cramps in polycystic kidney disease. How does it occur? How to relieve leg cramps in polycystic kidney disease?

If you are experiencing leg cramps, your kidneys may have been damaged. The cysts may have already oppressed the surrounding kidney tissues. If more and more kidney tissues are oppressed, kidney damage will occur. As a result, kidney function declines.

Kidneys are responsible to secret hormones to keep us healthy. With the decline of kidney function, there will be inadequate hormones secretion. Kidneys cannot secret enough vitamin D, which helps regulate calcium and phosphorus in blood. The low level of calcium will lead to leg cramps.

Restless leg syndrome, which is a symptom of patients with kidney disease, especially with kidney failure can also result in leg cramps.

How to relieve leg cramps in polycystic kidney disease?

- It is important for you to do some exercise to stretch your muscle.

- If you still have urine output, you can moderately drink some water to help regulate electrolyte balance.

- You are suggested to do a massage to help relieve leg cramps.

- The root method to relieve muscle cramps in polycystic kidney disease is to improve kidney function and shrink the cysts.

Hot Compress therapy is recommended to achieve these effects. It is a natural Chinese therapy. Different from the traditional Chinese medicine, it is used externally. If you want to know how it functions exactly, you can consult the online doctor. The herbs can effectively shrink the cysts by increasing the permeability of the cystic walls. Also, the herbs can repair the damaged kidney cells and improve kidney function.

If the kidney function is enhanced, kidneys will work normally, so leg cramps will be relieved in polycystic kidney disease. For more information, you can send an email to pkdclinic888@hotmail.comor you can leave a message below!

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