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How Serious It is for PKD Patients with High Potassium 6.5

Provided by Expert Zhang Youkang on 2015-11-05 10:10

How Serious It is for PKD Patients with High Potassium 6.5Potassium is an essential electrolyte, which is a mineral that your body needs to function correctly. This mineral is particularly important for your nerves and muscles. All of your muscles need potassium, including your heart. Healthy kidneys flush excess potassium out of your body. however, when there is damages on your kidney, it will fail to discharge the excess potassium. So as a result, the potassium level will increase quickly. And the potassium 6.5 is a serious number to PKD patients. If you want to know more information about potassium, you can ask our ONLINE DOCTOR.

What is the potassium 6.5 mean to PKD patients?

Knowing potassium levels is the first step to investigating the cause of high potassium.

§ Less than 3.5 mg/dL is low

§ Between 3.5 to 5.5 mg/dL is safe

§ 5.6 to 6.0 mg/dL is high and unsafe

§ 6.0 mg/dL is very high and very dangerous

From above, you can know the potassium 6.5 is so high to the PKD patients. And the high potassium is so harmful to the heart, which may lead to the heart failure. Beside that, the high potassium has close relationship with the kidney, it can cause the further damages of kidney. And in the abroad, the western doctor always suggest the PKD patients to do the dialysis when they have the potassium 6.5. While in china, it is different.

Chinese medical treatments to deal with PKD with potassium 6.5

The Medicated Bath in our hospital is an effective therapy, which is always be used to discharge excess waste for kidney disease patients. This medicated bath is boiled by some Chinese medical herbs. And the patients, just need to soak into the hot medical bath. Then some harmful waste, including of the excess potassium will flow away with the sweat. As well as, the active Chinese medicine have a great effects to the damaged kidney.

If you are a PKD patients with high potassium, you can contact us by sending emails to kidneyabc@hotmail.com , or adding my viber/whatsapp +86 /13503211882, or communicating with us through the skype:abc.kidney.

If you send us email, please leave your phone number or WhatsApp/Viber (with country code) in email so that our renal expert can communicate with you timely and directly. We will do utmost to help you solve the problems.

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