How to improve the prognosis of polycystic kidney disease (PKD)? This is an important aspect for patient with PKD.
PKD is a genetic disease, and patient may get this disease from his parents or gene mutation. PKD can not be cured, and it progresses gradually, which can lead to kidney failure in the end. To improve the prognosis, patient needs to do his best to slow down the progression of PKD.
In general, patient can take measures in some aspects, which can influence the progression obviously.
Taking right treatment
Treatment is very important for slowing down the progression of PKD, and patient should choose the right treatments that are effective in treating PKD.
When patient is in the late stage of PKD, patient will need kidney replacement treatments like dialysis or kidney transplant. But when patient’s cysts are small, doctor may leave them alone, because that can not cause any bad effect. In fact, patient can try traditional Chinese medicine at this point, which can provide an effective help. And Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is convenient and effective, which is suitable for treating PKD.
Following a scientific diet plan
Diet can make a significant influence to patient’s condition. For patient with kidney disease, his diet should help him protect his kidney function and overall health, and can reduce the risk of aggravation.
To reach this purpose, some important aspects will be included in patient’s diet plan. For example, patient should be careful in choosing his protein source and protein intake, which is very important in protecting patient’s kidney function. The intake of some electrolytes are also very important, like phosphorus, calcium, potassium, which can influence patient’s condition obviously, and patient may need to regulate the intake of these electrolytes according his own condition. Besides, patient should reduce the intake of coffee, which can stimulate the excretion of cyst fluid.
Changing life habit
Life habit can also provide an important influence on patient’s condition, and patient needs to make themselves to have life habits that are good for his health. For example, patient should keep good emotion, which can help improve patient’s immunity. Patient should also take exercise regularly, which is very helpful for his overall health. Besides, patient should also avoid tiredness and quit smoking and drinking.
These are some basic aspects about how to improve the progression of PKD. In the end, if you have any problem in dealing with this aspect, you can just leave us a message about your trouble, and we are glad to help you.