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For polycystic kidney disease patients, they may suffer from severe back pain, which can greatly affect their life quality. Then, what are the causes? Are there some effective treatments?
How does back pain occur in PKD patients?
In the initial stage, the cysts are small in sizes, so it is hard to find any discomforts. However, the fluid-filled sac will increase constantly over time, gradually, the enlarged cysts will oppress the nearby renal tissues and cause a drop in kidney function. Eventually, symptoms like back pain will occur, besides, flank pain may also appear. And the pain can either be dull or sharp.
In addition, other factors can also lead to back pain, such as, blockage of stones in the ureter, urinary tract infection and so on.
What can patients do to alleviate back pain in PKD?
Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy To relieve back pain from the root cause, the core of treatment should be focus on shrinking cysts and improving kidney function. Thereby, this natural treatment is strongly recommended by experienced nephrologists here.
By improving blood circulation, adjusting the internal-external difference pressure, the cystic fluid can be flushed out of the body eventually. What’ more, it can also help provide nutrients for the damaged kidneys. After a period of systematic treatment, kidney function can be enhanced. And back pain can be relieved correspondingly.
Avoid overwork To relive this abnormal sign, it is important to avoid overwork and strenuous physical activities as much as possible. On the contrary, they had better stay in bed and have a good rest.
Other methods Except for the above two treatments, other forms of TCM can also be adopted, such as, acupuncture and full bath therapy.
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