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Does Arthritis And PKD Go Together

2015-04-01 11:49

Does Arthritis And PKD Go TogetherPolycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a chronic kidney disease which can gradually impair your kidney function, resulting in many symptoms and complications. Recently many PKD patients complain about arthritis. Does arthritis and PKD go together?

Arthritis is associated with declined kidney function.

Arthritis is a form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints. It usually results from uric acid depositing in the joints. Because of the declined kidney function, the kidneys can not remove those waste products from the blood timely so that uric acid builds up.

How to improve arthritis for PKD patients?

NSAID (Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug) are the most common used drugs for arthritis, because they can block inflammation and relieve pain. But some of them have renal toxicity, which may worsen your kidney disease, so you had better take this kind of medicine under the instruction of doctor. Besides, you can use steroids or immunosuppressant to inhibit inflammation, but they usually have many side effects if used for long-term.

Because arthritis is linked to declined kidney inflammation, it is necessary for you to promote your kidney function so as to remove those excessive uric acid from the blood. PKD is gene associated. We can not change your genes, but we can help you control the growth of cysts and protect kidney function. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy can inhibit the abnormal proliferation of renal tubule epithelial cells and the secretion of cyst fluid so as to stop the growth of cysts. This therapy can also speed up blood circulation and increase the permeability of cyst wall so that cyst fluid can be reabsorbed and discharged out of the body. As a result, the cysts become small. Moreover, it is anti-inflammation, anti-coagulation, blood vessel dilation and extracellular matrix degradation to protect your kidney function.

Does arthritis and PKD go together? Yes, especially when PKD weakens your kidney function. Arthritis can make your joint pain and swelling so as to affect your life. Therefore, importance should be attached. For more information, please contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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