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How to Prevent PKD Developing into Renal Failure

2012-09-25 09:45

The symptoms of Renal Failure caused by PKD is complex, apart from the backache, the enlarged kidney, blood in urine, many complications may appear, such as high blood pressure, cyst infections, cyst rupture, dyspnea, vomit and so on, which makes patients very miserable. Then how to help PKD patients avoid developing Renal Failure?

Generally speaking, the symptoms occur when patients are 25-30 years old. Some patients can not be detected until the symptoms of Renal Failure appear. So the families having PKD family history should do the regular check, in order to find the disease early and treat it in time. B ultrasonic, CT, MRI can diagnose PKD. Creatinine and urea nitrogen level can tell the degree of damage of kidney function.

High blood pressure, urinary tract infection and cyst rupture are the common complications of PKD, also the main factors of aggravating the damage of kidney function. So these complications must be treated and controlled. During your taking medicine, you should avoid the renal toxicity of medicines.

PKD patients should keep good mood and be confident to defeat the disease. Eat more fruits and control the protein intake properly. If patients get obvious high blood pressure and edema, they should control the salt intake. No cold and spicy food and give smoke and alcohol up.

Chinese herbal medicine has good efficiency on shrinking kidney cysts for PKD patients. It brings new hopes for PKD patients, for there are no western medicines can deal with the cysts. All the medicines come from the nature, so it can guarantee its safety. In order to improve the efficiency of medicine, a treatment which is used externally called Micro-Chinese Medicine Osm otherapy has been created. PKD patients say it just likes a massage, very comfortable.

As long as PKD patients pay more attention in their daily life and take the proper treatment in time, dialysis or kidney transplant may not be their last choice.

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