Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is an inherited disease that causes cysts to form in the kidneys. PKD cysts can gradually enlarge kidneys to three or four times the normal size, resulting in swollen belly or abdomen and even kidney failure. In the following are some treatment tips for swollen belly/abdomen in PKD:
In order to minimize the risk of rupture, patients should avoid contact sports in which direct trauma to the back or abdomen is likely.
A proper diet may slow progression of PKD.
(1) Control the intake of protein. It can reduce the burden of kidney and waste products, which plays an important role in alleviating patients’ illness condition.
(2) Limit the intake of salt. Low salt diet is helpful for producing more urine, reducing renal cyst hyperplasia and cyst fluid secretion. Moreover, it can control high blood pressure.
(3) Taking correct amount of water. It is also beneficial to produce more urine and lessen the chance of infection and kidney stone.
In the western, doctors usually adopt operations, such as cyst puncture or removal, designed to relieve pressure. However, this kind of measure can not fundamentally control cysts. It only reduces the cysts fluid and pressure for a moment.
Maybe you should try some different therapies. Chinese medicine is natural and has no side effects. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is to make the effective Chinese herbs of kidney disease super-finely shattered. Then with the help of osmosis devices, the effective medicines are permeated into the damaged kidneys. They can dilate blood vessels and improve the condition of hypoxic-ischemic. When the blood circulation is regular, more cyst fluid will be carried away, resulting in the cyst pressure decreasing. And then the pressure to glomerulus will reduce. In the whole progress, kidney function will be gradually improved, achieving the goal of treating kidney disease.
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