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PKD: How to Lower Creatinine 4.8 and Avoid Dialysis

2014-02-14 23:01

For PKD patients, they may be plagued by increased creatinine level. Here, you can find more info about how to lower creatinine 4.8 and avoid dialysis.

What does creatinine 4.8 mean in PKD?

In this life-threatening disorder, the fluid-filled cysts may grow bigger and bigger with time. Eventually, the enlarged cysts will cause a drop in kidney function. And that’s how elevated creatinine level occurs. Creatinine 4.8 indicate kidneys are injured moderately, if left untreated, dialysis will be used to sooner.

How to lower creatinine 4.8 and avoid dialysis in PKD?

As a commonly used treatment, dialysis indeed work in discharging wastes from the body. However, some side effects may occur during or after the course, for instance, low blood pressure, muscle cramps and so on.

To solve this problem in a natural way and avoid the discomforts, experienced nephrologists here recommend sufferers with the following solutions:

Follow a healthy diet As the old saying goes:”illness find its way in by the mouth”. Thereby, patients should develop a healthy diet. Mostly, the dietary principle can be low salt, low protein, high fiber, fresh fruits and vegetables. If necessary, the intake of potassium and phosphorus should also be restricted.

Let’s take protein for example, to reduce the burden of kidneys and satisfy the need of our body, they can take some high-quality protein foods, such as, milk, fish, egg white, etc. And the quantity can be 0.6-0.8g/kg per day. As the condition varies from individuals to individuals, the specific amount should be different. Wanna get individualized advice? Please have a chat with our Live Doctor!

Hot compress therapy To lower creatinine 4.8 from the root cause, the core of treatment should be aimed at both shrinking cysts and restoring kidney function. And Hot Compress Therapy is just a therapy. Besides, it is harmless, comfortable and easy to be operated. If you are interested in this, please contact with us by emailing to And we will reply you as early as possible.

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