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What Should I Do with Vitamin D 9ng/ml in ADPKD

2016-03-18 07:45

What Should I Do with Vitamin D 9ng/ml in ADPKD“I am ADPKD patient and my vitamin D level is 9ng/ml. What should I do?” if you have the similar medical condition, you should pay attention, because your vitamin D is very low now. For healthy people, vitamin D level should be kept into 20ng/ml to 50ng/ml. When it is less than 12 ng/ml, it indicates vitamin D deficiency. Now go on reading to learn more information.

How does ADPKD cause vitamin deficiency?

ADPKD is a genetic kidney disorder in which abnormal cysts develop and grow in the kidneys. With the every passing day, the size of cysts increase. The enlarged cysts compress the kidney tissues and cause damage to them. As a result, kidneys are less able to convert vitamin D to its active form, thus increasing their risk of vitamin D deficiency.

What will happen when vitamin deficiency happens?

Vitamin D promotes calcium absorption and maintains blood calcium levels to enable normal mineralization of bone. If you have vitamin deficiency, it is likely for you to have weak bones, bone pain, bone loss, etc. Besides, it can also cause muscle weakness and pain.

Treatment for vitamin D deficiency for ADPKD patients

You can get more vitamin D through diet and supplements. But it is not our key to just increase vitamin D level in body. Vitamin D deficiency results from kidney damage, so you should also repair the damaged kidneys and improve kidney function as well as shrink the cysts and stop the growth of cysts.

In our Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital, we often use Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy to treat ADPKD. It is to penetrate the micronized herbs into the nidus with the help of osmosis devices. When the active materials of Chinese medicine enters into the kidneys, they can help shrink the cysts with the functions of increasing permeability of cyst wall, decreasing lining cells’ ability of secreting cyst fluid and changing inner and outer pressure difference of cyst wall. They can stop the growth of cysts with the functions of inhibiting the abnormal proliferation of renal tubule epithelial cells. Besides, they can improve kidney function with the functions of anti-inflammation, anti-coagulation, dilation of blood vessels and degradation of extracellular matrix. With the improvement of vitamin D level will increase naturally.

What should I do with vitamin D 9ng/mL in ADPKD? Now you have a clear mind. To get some personalized guidance on treatment, you can leave a message below or send emails to kidneycares@hotmail.com.

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