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Can Patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease Drink Whiskey

Provided by Expert Yang Hongtao on : 2014-05-08 15:26


Can Patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease Drink Whiskey Whiskey is a kind of distilled liquor. It is very popular in the whole world due to its full-bodied taste and its high-brow taste. Whiskey lovers are spread all over the world,including some patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease. Is it good for patients kidney disease condition ? Contact ONLINE DOCTOR to get more details quickly and directly for free.

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a kind of genetic systemic diseases that will mainly effect kidneys. At the same time,it will also damage other organs,such as liver,pancreas,brain, and arterial blood vessels. Approximately 50% of people with this disease will develop end stage kidney disease and require Kidney Dialysis or Kidney Transplantation.

The bad news is that there are no special treatments that can cure the PKD. In clinic,doctors can just take some specific measures to relieve their symptoms and maintain their life. Use some painkiller to alleviate pain,take ACEI or ARB to control and relieve the higher level of blood pressure and do Kidney Dialysis or even take Kidney Transplant to slove the renal problems if necessary.

In addition,healthy diet plays an important role in delaying and easing the disease advancing. So can they drink whiskey in their daily life?

the answer is NO. Although proper intake of whiskey can invigorate the circulation of blood,increase appetite and remove fatigue,it is not beneficial for patients with kidney damage. The intake of liquor will stimulate the cyst increase,accelerate the renal damage. Moreover,frequent intake of liquor will increase their blood pressure and the creatinine level. What’s worse,it may worsen patients disease condition or cause death directly.

Low intake of water,salt,fat and high quality of protein are good for patients renal disease. Stopijng drinking and smoking is necessary.

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