Daily care is an important part of the treatment of the disease of Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). Though, it has no the function of treating, to some extent, it can postpone the development of this disease. In daily life, patients of PKD should pay attention to the following points of the daily care:
First, prevent from having a cold: as for the healthy people, cold is a type
of common disease and it is easy to treat. While, for the patients of PKD,
having a cold may cause various inflammation and infections, which will damage
the kidney and renal function. Besides, many cold cure drugs contain the renal
Patients of PKD must take medicines under the directions of the
Second, adopt reasonable diet. In daily life, patients should adopt diets
which are low-salt, low-sodium bur rich in potassium. Eat more fresh vegetables.
Besides, take diet therapy under the direction of the doctors, which is very
good for the treatment of the disease.
Third, avoid over working. Tiredness can cause the damage of the renal
function. No matter the mental work or physical work, overworking will generate
a large amount of toxins which will damage the kidney. if these toxins can’t be
eliminated in time, they will aggravate this disease.
Forth, make sure the blood pressure under control. Hypertension is one of
common symptoms and complications of the disease of PKD. On one hand,
hypertension is caused by PKD. On the other hand, hypertension will aggravate
the damage of the kidney. So, patients should pay attention to the blood
pressure in daily life.