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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 Improve 17% Kidney Function Naturally

2013-07-29 15:03

17% kidney function is an indicator of stage 4 kidney disease, no matter the kidney disease is caused by PKD, diabetes or high blood pressure. According to glomerular filtration rate (GFR), patients’ condition will aggravate to end stage, if their kidney function declines to 15%. Therefore, these patients urgently seek how to improve 17% kidney function naturally.

Advanced kidney disease is commonly a result of long-term unhealthy diet or lifestyle and damage to kidneys. Since GFR decides the stage of your kidney disease, improving kidney function is the only way to reverse your condition and the treatments should include food therapy, lifestyle changes and kidney repair therapy.

1. Food therapy

However your healthy condition is, foods you eat are always very important to make you stronger. With 17% kidney function, you required to make clear what foods to eat and not eat.

Suggested foods: Some foods are proven to be effective on increasing kidney output, while some other foods are able to prompt the kidneys’ self-repair, for example, berries and red bell pepper.

Foods to avoid: Foods, high in salt, protein, potassium, phosphorus and fat, are usually recommended to avoid. (To get a food list in detail, you can send your illness condition to, so we can help you make a diet plan.)

2. Lifestyle modifications

Excessive alcohol, coffee, smoking and beer all can cause further kidney damage or some other complications. If you have such unhealthy lifestyles, try to quit them with doctor’s help.

3. Kidney repair therapy

As with cells in other organs, kidney cells also have certain self-curative ability. With advanced kidney disease, the self-curative ability of kidney cells are low. In this condition, what we need to do is to increase their curative ability. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is just such a treatment that has been used maturely in clinical. So far, many patients have get great improvement for this therapy.


If you are bothered by low kidney function and want to improve it, remember that only if your GFR increases can your kidney disease be reversed. To achieve this, the above three aspects are indispensable.

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