Home > Kidney Condition > Polycystic Kidney Disease > PKD Prognosis >

Email a Friend

What Is The Life Expectancy For Someone With PKD

2015-05-20 09:52

What Is The Life Expectancy For Someone With PKDPolycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a kind of genetic disease. Most patients think it is impossible for treatment. And they are also worried about their life expectancy. Here, we will talk about the life expectancy for someone with PKD.

How long can you live with polycystic kidney disease?

As for this question, actually the answer varies from person to person. With the growth of kidney cysts, kidney function will be affected, life quality and life span will also be affected. The life expectancy can be influenced by many factors including diet, lifestyle, control of complications and treatment plans. In clinic, some PKD patients only live to 30 years old, while some even live to about 90 years old. Therefore, I think it is more significative to know how to extend your life span than struggling with the answer to this question.

How to prolong the life expectancy of PKD patients?

1. Shrink kidney cysts

Although there is no complete cure for genetic polycystic kidney disease, some treatments can help shrink kidney cysts, which helps a lot to prolong the life expectancy. You can have a try of Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy which is used externally. The active ingredients can come to kidney lesion directly with an osmosis device. On one hand, they can shrink kidney cysts by increasing the permeability of cystic wall, decreasing lining cells’ activity to secrete cystic fluid, improving blood circulation and changing outer and inner pressure difference of cyst wall. On the other hand, kidney function can be recovered by way of dilating blood vessels, preventing inflammation and coagulation, degrading extracellular matrix, relieving ischemia and anoxic state in kidneys and providing nutrients for damaged kidneys. With the recovery of renal function, life expectancy can be prolonged and patients’ life quality will also be improved.

2. Diet management

A PKD diet should be low in sodium, phosphorus and potassium but high quality protein intake. In addition, stimulated foods like sea foods and spicy foods. You are suggested to ask your doctor for a specific diet plan.

A good mood is also an important factor for prolonging the life expectancy of PKD.

Leave a Message

Leave your problems and contact information to us. Our nephrologist will contact you and give you professional treatment advice in 24 hours.

Sex:Male Female

Our Treatment Effect

Do you suffer from PKD? Do you want to treat it effectively? Follow us to get more!

Due to numerous cysts in his kidneys, his renal function has been in end stage. His creatinine level was 945umol/L and the largest cyst in right kidney was 8.5cm. After about one month of treatment in our hospital, his creatinine level was reduced to 632umol/L and the cyst was reduced to 3.5cm. He felt his abdomen is obviously softened and appetite was also improved....

Our Treatment

How Does Traditional Chinese Medicine Treat Polycystic Kidney Disease

Move the mouse to enlarge the picture

Latest Articles

Chinese Medicine Treatment Help Me Avoid Dialysis With Kidney Failure

How To Reduce Vomiting With High Creatinine Level 19

Is Blood Pollution Therapy A Permanent Healing of Kidney

Will High Creatinine 7.8 Require Dialysis

Is There Any Treatment for Stage 4 CKD

What Is the Management for Creatinine 3.9