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How to Slow the Progression of PKD

2016-06-19 17:20

How to Slow the Progression of PKDPolycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a genetic kidney disease, if left untreated, it may progressed into kidney failure in a rapid speed. then as a PKD patient how can you slow the progression of your disease?

How to slow the progression of PKD?

1. Follow fit diet plan:

Some foods can help manage PKD complications and slow the growth of kidney cysts, while some other foods may cause further aggravation and stimulate the growth of kidney cysts. Therefore, these patients should try to develop a right meal plan with dietitian’s help.

2. Control symptoms and complications actively:

When enlarged kidney cysts oppress their surrounding tissues, high blood pressure, proteinuria and infections may appear. These problems will cause further deterioration easily, if uncontrolled timely.

3. Shrink kidney cysts:

Since expanded kidney cysts are the root cause of all problems for PKD patients, they should try their best to keep kidney cysts in small size. Some Chinese medicines such as semen plantaginis and lalang grass rhizome can help drain sac fluid and inactivate cells which secrete fluid.

4. Rebuild kidney structure:

If kidney function declines, some therapies like stem cell therapy may be needed to increase kidney function level and rebuild kidney structure.

The above ways are helpful for slowing the progression of PKD, if you want to know more details about how to slow the progression of PKD or want to treat PKD effectively, you can send email to us or leave message below, we will try our best to help you.

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