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Does Patients With Polycystic Kidney Disease Have Sex

2014-06-09 08:58

Does Patients With Polycystic Kidney Disease Have SexAs a patient with Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), does he or she have sexual life? Patients with PKD will have physical and emotional changes that may affect their sexual life.

In the early stage, the cysts are small and they will not cause some obvious symptoms and also does not affect the sexual life. However, with the enlargement of kidney cysts, cysts may burst at any time. In this way, when couples are having sexual intercourse, the cysts may rapture and cause kidney pain. Under this condition, your doctor may suggest you not to take sexual intercourse frequently.

What is root cause of abnormal sexual life?

The enlargement of kidney cysts can oppress the surrounding kidney tissues, which can lead to kidney ischemia and kidney hypoxia. Thus, kidney function will be lost gradually. The declined kidney function can cause a series of symptoms like high blood pressure, nausea, vomiting, anemia, and so on. All these symptoms will feel depressed and low spirit, which will also affect sexual life.

How to improve patients’ sexual life quality?

kidney function decline is caused by enlarged kidney cysts. From this aspect, we can say shrinking kidney cysts becomes urgent. To achieve this curative effect, our kidney disease experts recommend you Chinese herbal medicines. The active ingredients in Chinese herbs have the function of increasing the permeability of cysts, decreasing the activity of lining cells and changing the inner pressure and outer pressure difference of cyst wall. In these ways, the cystic fluid will be reabsorbed and then filtered out with urine. Also the active materials can provide necessary nutrients and blood as well as oxygen so as to relieve renal ischemia and hypoxia effectively. Therefore, damaged kidneys can be repaired and kidney function can be improved gradually.

If kidney function can be improved, sexual life and other kidney symptoms can also be alleviated.

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