How to Alleviate Back Pain in Polycystic Kidney Disease

Polycystic Kidney Disease is the genetic disease which mainly characterized by numerous cysts in kidneys. with the cysts growth, patients would suffer more and more symptoms, back pain is one of them. Due to back pain, Polycystic Kidney Disease patients even can not have a normal life. Then how to alleviate back pain in Polycystic Kidney Disease.

Causes of back pain in patients with PKD

When the cysts grow bigger and bigger. Gradually, the enlarged cysts will oppress the surrounding tissues and cause various pains, including back pain; in addition, when the weight of the kidneys are changed with the cysts growth, at the work of gravity, the kidneys would drag the capsular surface or renal pedicle, leading to back pain. Moreover, kidney stones and infections, especially urinary tract infections can also lead to back pain. And due to the different causes, the pain can be dull pain or sharp pain.

How to alleviate back pain in Polycystic Kidney Disease?

Patients should do some tests to find out the specific causes of back pain for the target and effective treatment.

Healthy lifestyle

Overwork can aggravate patients’ back pain. What’s more, if the back pain is caused by cyst rupture, pay much attention to rest can be a good choice. And patients should pay more attention to their daily diet which plays an important role in controlling the cysts growth. Foods such like barbecue, pickles, stimulated foods, leftovers such kinds of unhealthy foods should be avoided. And alcohol and smoking also are not recommended.

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is based on traditional Chinese medicine and the herbs are applied externally with the help of osmosis device.

The active substances in medicine can shrink the cysts through promoting blood circulation, increasing the permeability of cyst wall and adjusting the inner and outer pressure of cysts. In addition, the active substances in medicine also can inactivate the epithelial cells of cysts walls, to inhibit the cysts fluids secretion, controlling cysts growth. When the blood can flow into kidneys, renal function can be promoted to some extent. Therefore, complications including back pain will be remitted effectively.

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