PKD is a progressing kidney disease, which will develop into kidney failure at last. But as long as you take good care of your kidneys, your illness will controlled in stable condition. The followings are the things that you can do for your kidneys to preserve the remaining kidney function.
To keep an positive attitude to your life and your illness.
The last thing you can do is to lose confidence to your disease and be disappointed to life. It is said that the positive attitude is able to enhance the immunity and help fight against the disease.
To well manage your diet.
If you want live healthier, you should well manage your diet by limiting some harmful foods to your kidneys. High sodium foods especially the salted foods should be avoided. Those spicy and stimulated foods, such as pepper, alcohol and sea foods are not allowed. The amount and type of protein should be considered carefully. Reducing the protein intake and take high-quality protein foods to meet your necessary nutrition.
To prevent infection.
Infection is a big enemy to PKD, especially the urinary tract infection and the cysts infection. Not emptying your bladder, not drinking enough water, not resting enough and not treating common infection quickly and properly can all increase the risk of infection.
To be physically active.
Be physically active and take part in virous kinds of activities will do a lot of good to your health. You are suggested to do moderate exercise, such as jogging, walking, swimming but not the intense exercise.
Do not give up yourself even if in kidney failure. As long as you follow the things as above and take active treatment, you can live better and healthier. Have any follow-up questions? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message below. I will give you a reply as soon as possible!
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