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Top 10 Facts about Polycystic Kidney Disease


Provided by Expert Zhang Youkang on 2012-10-25 16:44

Polycystic Kidney Disease runs in family always. Many patients have it, but they may not know it well. Here are top 10 facts about PKD for your information.

● Polycystic Kidney Disease is an inherited kidney disease which runs in family. Usually, if one parent has this disease, the children have 50% of chance to get it. And if both parents have the disease, the chance will go up to 75%.

● Usually patients are diagnosed with Polycystic Kidney Disease in their 20s and high blood pressure appears in their 30s and they experience Kidney Failure in their 50s.

● Diet management plays important role in treating Polycystic Kidney Disease. Recommended diet is to reduce the level of protein consumption, limiting protein to the same number of grams as your body weight in kilograms.

● Polycystic Kidney Disease has two types—autosomal dominant PKD and autosomal recessive PKD. The former one is common, but the latter one is rare. . About 90 percent of all PKD cases are autosomal dominant PKD.

● The exams and tests for Polycystic kidney disease include urinalysis, CBC, cerebral angiography, Abdominal ultrasound, Abdominal CT scan, Abdominal MRI scan and IVP.

● The stress of a Polycystic Kidney Disease can often be helped by joining a support group where members share common experiences and problems.

● Call for an appointment with your health care provider if there is a family history of polycystic kidney disease or associated disorders and children are planned. Genetic counseling may be offered.

● The disease gets worse slowly, eventually resulting in End Stage Kidney Failure. It is also associated with liver disease, including infection of liver cysts.

● The possible complications include anemia, high blood pressure, kidney stones, liver cyst infections, recurrent kidney infection, liver failure, recurrent urinary tract infection etc.

● There is no effective western medicine for kidney cyst enlargement. Herbalists find that several herbs helps shrink kidney cysts naturally.

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