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Muscle cramping in PKD: Cause and Treatment

2014-12-30 15:26

Muscle cramping in PKD: Cause and TreatmentAs kidney cysts enlargement continuously, they can damage glomeruli and renal tubules gradually, resulting in loss of kidney filtration function and reabsorption function. With the kidney functions decline, patients will suffer more. Muscle cramps in PKD patients usually occur or aggravate at night. The severe pain urges patients to find out the causes and treatment.

The cause of muscle cramping in PKD:

1. Imbalance in fluid and electrolyte

With the low GFR, the phosphorus can not be excreted effectively, stay in blood, which can prevent the intestinal tract absorbing calcium, in addition, due to the imbalance electrolyte of kidney, the many calcium are excreted out of body with the urine. At this time, patients will suffer muscle cramps.

2. Nerve damage and slow blood circulation

With the kidney function decline, more and more metabolism wastes build up in the body to trigger other tissues and organs. When the nerve systems are damaged, patients sometimes suffer muscle cramps, acousma, dizziness and other symptoms. Besides, slow blood circulation, another condition associated to kidney damage, can also lead to muscle cramps.

3. Use of some drugs

Polycystic Kidney Disease patients have to take some medications to control their symptoms. ACEI, the common medicine used to lower high blood pressure may lead to muscle cramps.

Treatment for muscle cramping in PKD:

According to what we mentioned, if PKD patients want to get rid of muscle cramp from root, they need try their best to shrink the cysts and reverse the kidney function. Now let us see how dose our Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy treat PKD.

The active substances in medicine has the function of promote blood circulation of cysts walls to increase the permeability of cysts walls and promote the cysts fluids flowing back into blood. And the medicine also can work on inactivate the epithelial cells on cysts walls to inhibit the cyst fluids secretion.

When the cysts are controlled and shrunk, the damage to kidney tissues will be remitted and kidney can work normally, all the symptoms also can be eliminated. If you want to know more about the cause and treatment for PKD patients with muscle cramping, you can contact our online doctors, leave us messages or send email to, we will reply you within 24 hours.

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