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How to Get Rid of Foot Cramping in PKD

2015-02-14 15:45

How to Get Rid of Foot Cramping in PKDCan PKD cause foot cramping? This is a question which is asked by the majority of people via our website. Because foot cramping is so painful that patients want to get rid of it fundamentally.

Why PKD causes foot cramping ?

Polycystic Kidney Disease is characterized with numerous kidney cysts filled in the fluid. As time goes by, there are more and more kidney cysts being formed in the kidneys. As a result, it will oppress the normal tissues greatly and eventually, it make the room of normal tissues. This leads to the kidney to lose function. Normally, the kidneys can keep electrolyte level in normal level. For patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease, the failed kidneys can not keep electrolyte level in normal range, causing high phosphorus level and low calcium level. This disorder of electrolyte level is the primary causes for muscle cramping.

Dialysis. When the toxic substances in the body reach to a certain level, dialysis is needed to remove out the toxic substances in the body. Although dialysis can help patients eliminate the toxic substances, in the mean time, patients also suffer from side effects, muscle cramping is the most common one. During the dialysis treatment, patients are more likely to suffer from anemia. Due to the insufficient blood and oxygen in the blood vessels, patients will suffer from muscle cramping.

Deficiency vitamin E. Some study revealed that vitamin E contributes to muscle cramping. The diseased kidney can not absorbed vitamin E properly, regarding on this question, patients will suffer from muscle cramping.

Is there any treatments to help patients get rid of muscle cramping?

The most fundamental way to alleviate muscle cramping is to keep away from dialysis. The most fundamental way to keep away from dialysis is to improve kidney function. The natural treatments in Beijing Tongshantang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine are provided to help patients improve kidney function. If you happen to suffer from muscle cramping, you can send email to or leave a message below.

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