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PKD with High Blood Pressure: Avoid Dialysis And Kidney Failure

2013-04-18 14:31

High blood pressure is a common complication of PKD, while dialysis and Kidney Failure are something every PKD patient try to avoid. There is no doubt that uncontrolled high blood pressure can speed up the progress of the condition. Then how to help PKD patients with high blood pressure avoid dialysis and Kidney Failure?

High blood pressure and kidney damage can affect each other, so the first thing is to control high blood pressure well through reasonable diet and the certain medicines. Well, if PKD patients want to try Chinese medicines, then acupuncture will be recommended. PKD patients can go and consult a traditional Chinese doctor about acupuncture.

If wanting to avoid dialysis and Kidney Failure, the reason causing the impaired kidney function must be dealt with with no doubt. And what is it? The loss of kidney function provides a change for the need of dialysis and takes PKD to Kidney Failure, so we need to save and enhance kidney function. Then what causes the impaired kidney function? The enlargement of kidney cysts can oppress surrounding kidney tissues and make kidneys ischemic and anoxic, gradually kidney function will be impaired, we need to shrink those cysts.

In addition to surgery, there are no other options for cysts in many other countries. However, in Chinese clinical, a externally therapy which is based on Chinese herbal medicines called Micro-Chinese Medicines Osmotherapy is commonly used. Through increasing permeability of cysts wall, decreasing the lining cells’ activity to secrete cyst fluid and changing inner and outer pressure difference of cyst wall, the cyst fluid can be reabsorbed. Moreover, some certain Chinese herbal medicines can improve kidney function by providing nutrition for damaged kidneys and eliminating pathogenic factor and supporting genuine Qi. As long as kidney function can be recovered gradually, Kidney Failure and dialysis can be avoided effectively.

If your condition has already developed Kidney Failure, it does not mean dialysis should be started, which depends on PKD patients’ specific condition. You can tell more about your condition, and we will be here helping you avoid dialysis and Kidney Failure.

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