PKD, a common hereditary disease, is likely to develop kidney failure. Some related materials show that about a half of PKD patients develop End Stage Renal Disease by the age of 70. High creatinine level is a very common symptom of kidney disease and it is commonly seem in Kidney Failure patients. Then how to reduce high creatinine level in kidney failure caused by PKD?
How does PKD develop kidney failure?
PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease) is characterized by numerous cysts growing on kidneys. These cysts will enlarge with different speed, and the enlargement can oppress the surrounding kidney tissues, which gradually makes the kidneys ischemic and anoxic. If this state can not be relieved in time, kidney function will be impaired, GFR level will be declined as well. PKD can gradually develop chronic kidney disease, then kidney failure.
Something about high creatinine level you should know
High creatinine level is a symptom of kidney damage. Under normal cases, our kidneys help remove creatinine and other wastes out of body to keep the creatinine level into a normal range. These wastes will build up in the body if our kidneys can not work normally, leading to high creatinine level and other abnormal symptoms. The creatinine level will not increase until about 40-50% of renal function is lost, which is because our kidneys have very strong compensatory ability. The appearance of high creatinine level is enough to arouse your attention.
How to reduce high creatinine level in kidney failure caused by PKD?
Though healthy diet and some certain western medicines can reduce high creatinine level to a certain degree, if kidney failure patients want to avoid dialysis and kidney transplant, it is not enough. Experts do believe the most efficient treatment to reduce high creatinine level is to repair kidney damage and recover renal function. Of course the cysts should be shrunk safely firstly. If you are interested in natural treatment options, go and consult online doctor freely or leave a message below.
Leave your problem to us,You will surely get the free medical advice from experts within 24 hours!