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Shortness of Breath in Polycystic Kidney Disease: Cause and Treatment

2014-07-19 11:55

Shortness of Breath in Polycystic Kidney Disease: Cause and TreatmentAs a doctor, we often hear that many patients diagnosed with Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) complain that they are suffering from shortness of breath. Why can PKD cause shortness of breath and what is the best treatment for it? If you have the same experience, you are recommended to read the following. If you have other questions, you can send them to, and we will reply you at first time.

Why PKD can cause shortness of breath?

For PKD patients, there are many kidney cysts covering the kidneys, and these cysts can grow bigger and bigger as time goes on, which can oppress the kidneys and lower renal function. As for shortness of breath, there are three main causes.

1. One reason is water and sodium retention in chest.

2. Anemia is also one of reasons that cause shortness of breath.

3. High blood pressure also can contribute to shortness of breath.

What treatment is effective to treat shortness of breath in PKD?

Though the above analysis, we know that the root cause is the growing kidney cysts, and the direct causes are water and sodium retention, anemia and high blood pressure. So when we treat PKD to shrink these kidney cysts, we also need to control these symptoms. If you suffer from serious shortness of breath, the first thing for you is to find out the reason and treat it timely. ACEI and ARB medicines are effective to lower high blood pressure.

As for the treatment of PKD, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is a good choice for you. Different from other treatments, this therapy is for external application, so it can avoid the pain caused by surgery and the bitter taste due to oral medicines. Another more, this therapy also can lower high blood pressure and improve anemia by dilating blood vessels and promoting blood flow; it also can shrink kidney cysts through restrain cyst fluid secretion and let them flow out. Besides, this therapy can repair the damaged kidney cells and improve the renal function and remit shortness of breath from root.

Now, you should know the cause and treatment of shortness of breath in PKD. If you want to know Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, you can leave your information below, and we will give you an explicit explanation. Best wishes!

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