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How To Improve The Life Expectancy Of PKD Naturally

2014-02-25 17:01

How To Improve The Life Expectancy Of PKD NaturallyUp to now there is no cure for polycystic kidney disease(PKD), but some patients still want to live longer without dialysis or kidney transplant. How long you can live is hard to say, but there is something you can do to improve your life expectancy. How to prolong your life expectancy naturally?

1. Form a healthy eating habit

Low protein intake

A well managed low protein diet can give PKD patients an average of nearly one year without dialysis.

Keep your electrolytes balanced

Electrolytes are essential minerals in the body like calcium, sodium, potassium and magnesium. The body depends on the kidneys to keep these in balance. If your kidneys are injured, various symptoms will happen like high blood pressure, high potassium level and high phosphorus level in the blood. If left untreated, they will cause further kidney damage and lead to some complications like irregular heart attack. Thus, avoid high sodium foods and get rid of high potassium and phosphorus foods which have an significance in alleviating your conditions.

As a whole, you should avoid foods which have an effect on increasing the growth speed of cysts.

2. Shrink kidney cysts and restore kidney function

With the enlargement of kidney cysts, it will oppress the surrounding kidney tissues and make kidney ischemia and hypoxia. If this condition is left untreated, kidney function will be impaired gradually. Thereby, shrinking the kidney cysts and restoring kidney function becomes the effective way to improve the life time of polycystic kidney disease.

In this condition, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is offered to PKD patients. This is because the active ingredients in Chinese herbs can increase permeability of cyst wall, decreasing lining cells’ ability of secreting cyst fluid, changing the of inner and outer pressure difference of cyst wall. Thus, the cyst fluid will be reabsorbed and finally filtered out of body with your urine. Besides, this therapy has blood vessel dilation, inflammation prevention and coagulation prevention and degradation of extracellular matrix. Through these, kidney function can be restored and gradually be improved.

If the kidney function is improved, the life expectancy of PKD patients can also be prolonged. And patients can live a normal life.

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