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In most countries, hemodialysis is widely used for treating and managing the PKD when illness condition develops into severe stage. Well then, how hemodialysis helps a person with this kind of kidney disease? Is there any side effects on patients? Is it the only method to treating kidney disease? Please keep reading and this article can help you find the related info.
PKD, short for Polycystic Kidney Disease, is an kind of genetic disease which is characterized by a number of fluid-filled cysts on bilateral kidneys. There is no effective and natural remedy which can be used for treating this kidney disease in western countries. In such a condition, hemodialysis may be needed.
How hemodialysis helps patients with PKD?
Dialysis is a renal replacement therapy which can help kidneys filter blood and remove the excessive water and waste products. And for polycystic kidney disease patients, due to the bad influence of cysts, kidneys can not work properly as they did once. Consequently, large amounts of waste products and toxins such as creatinine, urea, excessive fluid and so on will store in the patient’s body, leading to further kidney damage. In this case, dialysis can be an ideal treatment to remove the harmful and useless substances out of the body. They can help PKD patients in the following aspects:
1. Remove waste products, extra salt, potassium, excessive water etc to prevent them building up in your body.
2. Keep the chemicals in your blood, such as potassium, sodium etc, in a safe level.
3. Control blood pressure
Is there any side effects on PKD patients?
Unfortunately, the answer is YES. There is a fact that on one is willing to undergo dialysis because of its numerous bad effects. Long-term and frequent dialysis can make patients more sick and week. During or after dialysis, patients are also suffer from headache, dizziness, anemia, infection, nausea, vomiting and so on.
Is there any alternative treatment to treat PKD?
In China, at our Treatment Centre point, dialysis is not the only way and ideal treatment for this type of kidney disease. At our center point, Blood Pollution Therapy, Immunotherapy, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy which can shrink renal cysts naturally, are highly recommended to you. If you want to get rid of dialysis with PKD, please talk with our doctors online and you will get individualized advice bot diet and medical treatment.