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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.

Cause and Treatment for Restless Legs in PKD with Creatinine 2.84

2015-03-08 06:42

Cause and Treatment for Restless Legs in PKD with Creatinine 2.84Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder causing a cluster of cysts on kidneys. Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) and creatinine 2.84 are both symptoms of kidney damage. What are the causes and treatment for restless legs in PKD?


Restless legs may always disturb your sleep since it is an uncomfortable sensation in your legs and are compelled to move them. Possible causes of restless legs are:

-Anemia. A common complication of PKD is low levels or anemia. Damaged kidneys make little or no erythropoietin, a hormone that helps make red blood cells. As a result, anemia develops. Although the direct cause of RLS isn’t certain, it is believed anemia will aggravate this problem.

-Bone problems. Damaged kidney function may also result in high parathyroid hormone (PTH), which hinders the absorption of calcium for bone growth. Therefore, high PTH level in Polycystic Kidney Disease patients cause bone pain.

Treatment for restless leg

-Home remedies: Your doctor may suggest you to take some home remedies to get a relief. This might include: Massage, warm/cool towel compression, warm bath, mild stretching exercise or change you sleep environment.

-Chinese herbs

In fact, all problems in Polycystic Kidney Disease, including creatinine 2.84, have one common cause, namely, damaged renal function. Therefore, to solve this problem from the root, you should treatment that can improve renal function. Chinese herbs can help you achieve that goal. Our experts choose herbs that can expand blood vessels, reduce inflammation and degrade extracellular matrixes, thus improving blood circulation so that kidneys can get enough oxygen to repair damaged renal tissues.

-Hot Compress Therapy

It is an external application used on Shenshu. The effective ingredients can permeate into kidneys lesions, promoting Qi (energy flow) and unlocking meridians to enhance kidney function.

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