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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.

Can PKD Cause Constipation

2014-02-12 17:46

Recently, a person have been diagnosed with PKD. And he has been enduring constipation for several days. Can PKD cause constipation? Are there other effective treatments to treat this symptom?

The reasons causing constipation may include lack of enough water intake, insufficiency of the fiber food,etc. Actually, the important factor is the PKD. How to solve this problem?The effective treatments are just as follows:

Drink the right amount of water.

Water is a source of life. And the human body contains 60% water. Drinking water can help you clean up the intestines and relieve constipation. So, one glass of water in the morning and before going to bed is good for your condition.

Add some fiber food in daily diet.

The fiber foods include these fresh fruits and vegetables such as apple, broccoli, blueberries, celery, blackberries, etc. These fiber foods contain potassium and phosphorus which can ease constipation. Before eating these foods, please remember to consult your doctor to make sure whether you can eat above foods. Also the doctors or experts may give you some suggestion according to your condition.

Do physical activity regularly.

Daily warm exercise like walking, jogging, yoga, Tai Chi can help to adjust your bowels. Therefore, these some warm exercise have a great help to symptom.

Besides, a formal treatment is necessary. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is applied to treat constipation in PKD patients. It is a external application. And this therapy aims at shrinking cysts, repairing the injured renal function, discharging the excessive water and creatinine toxin, improving the renal function, providing the necessary nutrition for body, facilitating the DNA replication, etc.

Hot Compress Therapy is a convenient and safe treatment. Patients just need to lie on the bed where put two bags filled with Chinese herbal medicine. You may ask if whether the patients need to do surgery or take medicine. The answer is NO! So PKD patients can enjoy this therapy and don’t suffer from the pain and scar due to the surgery.

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