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How to Prevent Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)

2014-12-11 02:11

How to Prevent Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)How to prevent polycystic kidney disease (PKD)? This should be a common question for all the PKD patients. As we know, polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a condition in which groups of cysts formed in kidneys, and the kidney cysts will be increased and get enlarged over time, which will finally cause kidney failure without effective prevention and treatment.

The how to prevent polycystic kidney disease (PKD)?

1. Eating healthy foods

People need to eat healthy foods in their daily diet, they should keep the salts and fats at a minimum. And people are recommended to take more fresh fruits and vegetables, which will be helpful for their health.

2. Taking regular exercises

People to take regular exercises to keep a healthy weight and prevent obesity, and exercises can help lower blood pressure and release stress, which will be helpful for people’s condition.

3. Be aware of the symptoms

When patients suffer from PKD, they will have some symptoms, such as UTI, high blood pressure, back pain or side pain. So people need to pay attention to these symptoms, which can help have early diagnosis and prevent kidney failure.

4. Prevent kidney stones

Kidney stone is a common complication in PKD, and it will cause further damage to kidneys. So PKD patients need to prevent the production of kidney stones. They need to limit the intake of caffeine, alcohol and sodium.

5. Have regular check-ups

Since PKD is a genetic kidney disease, so patients need to have regular check-ups if there is a family member who has PKD. If they find their PKD in an early stage, they have great chance to help stop the progression, which can help make a good prognosis for them.

Above are the prevention for PKD patients, which can help PKD patients to have early test and have effective treatment to treat their PKD. If you still have any questions, you can consult online doctor, or you can also send e-mail to pkd-treatment@hotmail.com.

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