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Daily Care for People with Polycystic Kidney Disease

Daily Care for People with Polycystic Kidney DiseaseIn daily life, except for effective treatments, daily care also play a significant role in treating PKD. Here, let’s have a look at the things to note with polycystic kidney disease.

1. People with PKD should keep a positive attitude towards life and establish confidence in overcoming the disorder

The occurrence of this disease results from the interaction of congenital factors and acquired predisposition. And scientific research shows that some of these factors are controllable, so, do not remember to remain optimistic. Besides, cooperate with the doctor actively is also important.

2. Rational drug use

Under certain circumstances, patients are prescribed with medicines to alleviate symptoms like high blood pressure, swelling, hematuria, etc. When there are some therapeutic effects, people should not discontinue the medicine casually.

3. Scientific and reasonable diet

Generally speaking, they should pay attention to salted foods(including pickled products), stay away from spicy foods or stimulating products(such as, hot pepper, wine, shrimp, crab, etc), do not eat contaminated foods(for instance, the leftovers), keep away from barbecued foods.

For those develop into renal insufficiency or kidney failure, the intake of bean products, high protein diet, greasy foods and so on should also be restricted. For detailed information, you are suggested to consult with our live doctor immediately.

4. Balance of rest and physical activities

To avoid cyst rupture, patients with PKD should not do strenuous exercises and pay attention to rest. When the cysts increase too large, they need to choose a loose sling instead of the belt.

5. Regular check-ups

To help control the disease, it is also necessary to do some check-ups every half a year, such as urine test, blood test, kidney function test, B ultrasound, etc.

6. Decrease the risk factors of infections, for example, urinary tract infection or upper respiratory tract infection, etc

The above contents are mainly on daily care for people polycystic kidney disease, if you or your beloved one is suffering from it, we sincerely hope it can be good for your health. Anything unclear, please send us email:kidneyfight@hotmail.com. Best wishes!

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