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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 Stop Cysts In PKD From Enlarging

2013-07-03 16:06

How to Stop Cysts In PKD From EnlargingHow to stop cyst in PKD from enlarging? PKD is a progressive kidney problem marked by increasing kidney cysts. Kidney cysts become larger and larger over time. They put pressure on surrounding kidney tissues and affect them from functioning and getting nutrition. For this reason, kidney function decreases, leading to a series of symptoms. Enlarged kidney cyst is the key point for progression of illness condition, so stopping kidney cyst from become large is very essential. Well then, how to stop cysts in PKD from enlarging.

Why do cysts in PKD keep enlarging?

PKD is the abbreviation of Polycystic Kidney Disease. It is a genetic kidney problem and is divided into ADPKD (Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease) and ARPKD (Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease) according to the location of PKD gene.

In PKD, kidney cysts become larger and larger due to increased cystic fluids which are secreted by lining cells. Lining cell is the major component of cystic wall. It can secrete cystic fluid, also can absorb cystic fluid. And kidney cysts become larger when the absorbing ability of lining cell is stronger than its secreting ability.

How to stop cysts in PKD from enlarging?

Since we know cysts in PKD enlarge due to increased cystic fluid, reducing cystic fluid is very important. As for the treatment for reducing kidney cyst, Chinese herb is highly recommended. Effective ingredients in these Chinese herbs can stimulate lining cells and strengthen their absorbing ability. When the absorbing ability of lining cell is stronger than its secretion ability, cystic fluid will reduce and also kidney cyst gets smaller.

PKD progresses due to enlarged and increased cysts, so as long as kidney cysts are stopped from enlarging, further kidney damages are avoided and PKD stops progressing. Lastly, different Chinese herbs show different effects, and due to the difference of illness condition, different dose of Chinese herbs will be used. If you are happen to be a PKD patient and want to learn more about the herbs for your illness condition, you can leave message to pkdclinic888@hotmail.comor consult our consultant online directly. We will try our best to help you solve your problems.

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