What Should You Do With Polycystic Kidney Disease
PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease)is known as a genetic disorder. Most of the patients with PKD have a family history and once one family member has this disease, others family members, even their children, have a high probability to suffer the same disease in succession. It is extremely rare for patients to suffer PKD which is caused by genetic mutation and is not inherited from their parents.
PKD is characterized by the growth of numerous cysts in the kidneys which looks like a bunch of grapes. The cysts different from each other in size and the cysts are full of yellow fluid which transforms into hemic fluid when infection or injury occurs. Due to the age increasing, the cysts increase to damage renal parenchyma, resulting in renal failure or uremia.
Most patients are involved in worries the disease brings about. Too many worries can increase their psychological burden and make them be down in spirits, which is against the adjustment of their diet and spirit, resulting in harmful influence on their disease. Thereby patients should know the knowledge about PKD in order to eliminate their unnecessary worries. PKD is known as an incurable disease, but its progression can be controlled through effective supervision and timely treatment as this disease has a long course and develops slowly.
Patients with PKD should have relative examinations twice a year to know the development of this disease. These examinations include routine urinalysis, B ultrasound and kidney function test. The examination report cannot only tell patients their disease condition but also avoid their negative emotions in order to make them focus on their work.
At the same time, examinations at fixed period can help patients to detect complication which may arouse renal damage, such as hypertension, diabetes, infection in urinary system and renal stone. Besides they are prohibited to have a strenuous exercise in order to prevent rupture of their cysts.
The patients should keep a good mood and have a positive treatment. Through many years, the research tells us some disadvantages of operation for PKD, for operation cannot eliminate cysts from the root. At present researchers detect that Chinese medicine has a curative effect on treatment of PKD without any side effect and recurrence. If you are interested in Chinese herbs, please consult our experts online and they will introduce some new therapy about Chinese herbs in detail.