Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for PKD in China
Traditional Chinese medicine is a complete medical system dating back to ancient China. It views the human body from the mechanical view of the human body as seen by western biomedical medicine. This article will provide the causes of PKD from the point of traditional Chinese medicine and tell you what can be done about it.
In traditional Chinese medicine, the kidney is seen as regulating the balance of water in the body and it is also considered the storehouse Jing energy. Jing is the spark of life that we inherit from our parents. The kidney functions to regulate the use of Jing or more specifically manage growth, reproduction, fertility etc.
For the person with PKD, the structural problems of the kidney from birth results in a mismanagement of the Jing energy of life. The patients’ kidneys are aging faster than they should and the kidneys are prone to fail.
Therefore, for the patients with PKD, traditional Chinese medicine can regulate the management of their Jing energy so as to recover the normal aging process of kidneys and repair the impaired renal tissues. Traditional Chinese medicines aim at recovering the self-curing ability of the human body. In this way, the patients will be able to avoid the risk of developing Chronic Renal Failure(Complications of Chronic Renal Failure).
Compared with the chemical drugs, traditional Chinese medicines are free of side effects. Every formula is composed of several types of herbs which are interacted to achieve their efficiency. It can increase the safety and efficiency greatly. However, if Chinese medicine is used irrationally, it may cause damage to body. Therefore, you should never use Chinese medicine without the permission of a professional practitioner.
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