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What Are Survival Span for Polycystic Kidney Disease

2015-05-09 15:01| Font Size A A A

What Are Survival Span for Polycystic Kidney DiseaseAs the one genetic disorder, Polycystic Kidney Disease cannot be cured completely. Hence, once diagnosed with the disease, one of the most worrying questions the length of life time. Well then, what are survival span for PKD patients?

Polycystic Kidney Disease is a kind of Chronic Kidney Disease which progresses slowly. and patients don’t have any symptom in the early stage. Then, as PKD renal cysts become larger and larger, they will firstly damage renal tubular epithelial cells, which are responsible for regulating blood pressure. Therefore, high blood pressure usually occurs as the first symptom of Polycystic Kidney Disease. Finally, about 50% of PKD patients have kidney failure by age 60.

Life expectancy for patients with PKD.

To be frank, it is complicated to answer, because in addition to PKD itself, patients’ diet plan, lifestyle, control of complications and treatment plans also affect their life expectancy. In clinic, some PKD patients only live to 30 years old, while some other patients even live to about 90 years old. Therefore, I believe it is more significant to know how to prolong your life span than struggling with the answer to this question.

Well then, how to prolong PKD patients’ life time?

Through the above analysis, we should design a overall treatment plan including daily diet, lifestyles and medical treatment. Since illness conditions are different from person to person, diet restrictions should also be different. Therefore, if you want to get the individualized diet plan, please be feel free to contact our Online Doctor directly or email to There is the natural Chinese medicine treatment, namely Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. It can be your good choice because it not only can help relieve related symptoms, but also can shrink cysts naturally, thus improving renal function and improve patients’ life quality.

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