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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.

Chinese Herbs Help Sleep for Polycystic Kidney Disease Patients

2015-08-08 07:47

Chinese Herbs Help Sleep for Polycystic Kidney Disease PatientsPolycystic Kidney Disease is a genetic disorder causing numerous cysts on bilateral kidneys. As the cysts grow, they can affect many organs. What Chinese herbs help improve sleep quality for Polycystic Kidney Disease?

Cause of sleep disorder in Polycystic Kidney Disease?

Some Polycystic Kidney Disease patients complain that they have hard time falling asleep. That problem is possibly caused by restless leg syndrome or itchy skin.

In the final analysis, the root cause of any symptom is damaged kidney function. Large kidney cysts will press nearby organs, including the kidney itself. As a result, kidney tissues cannot get enough blood volume and oxygen to function normally. Therefore, blood wastes build up and fluid and electrolyte balance is broken. Then, various symptoms like restless legs and skin itching occur.

Chinese herbs for Polycystic Kidney Disease

There are some Chinese herbs are good for relieving symptoms in Polycystic Kidney Disease, such as dandelion, stinging nettle, chamomile, coriander, and uva ursi. They can increase urine output and fight against inflammation. But only several Chinese herbs cannot solve the underlying problem. You may as well try the following therapies:

-Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. It is an external application used on bilateral kidney areas (Shenshu acupoints). With osmotic device, the effective ingredients can permeate into kidney lesions directly. This therapy can shrink kidney cyst naturally. Chinese herbs can inhibit renal tubular epithelial cells from secreting fluid, thus stopping cyst growth. Meanwhile, it can increase blood circulation so that fluid can be reabsorbed into blood vessels and discharged by kidneys as urine. So kidney cysts shrink naturally.

-Foot Bath. A warm foot bath has been used for centuries, but now we add some herbal liquid into the water. These herbs can help increase the whole blood circulation and give patients great relief.

As long as kidneys can work normally, all symptoms can be completely relieved. And you will have good sleep.

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