When Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) develops to a relatively serious stage,
What is anemia?
Anemia is an abnormal decrease of red cells in the blood. It can be caused by
different conditions, for example, shortage of hemoglobin molecule, short life
span of red blood cells and so on. With anemia, we can not live normally, so
treatment is necessary once someone is diagnosed with it.
Symptoms of anemia Treatment for PKD Patient Who Always Have Anemia
Feeling of weakness, poor concentration, shortness of breath, increasing
cardiac output, pale look, intermittent claudication of the legs, symptoms of
heart failure, a fast heart rate, angina
Apart from these, there are some other uncommon symptoms.
What is Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) ?
PKD is a genetic kidney disease marked by different sizes of cysts. These
cysts are filled with yellow fluids and over time, they becomes bigger and
bigger. The ultimate consequence of PKD is kidney failure (how to avoid kidney
failure with PKD), with which, patients need to do dialysis or kidney transplant
to keep being alive. Treatment for End Stage PKD, Anemia and Hematuria
How does Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) cause anemia?
Enlarged cysts in Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) press the surrounding renal
tissues and thus makes our kidneys are failed in generating erythropoietin.
Erythropoietin is the major component of red blood cells, so when our body is
short of erythropoietin, anemia occurs.The Treatment for Anemia in Patients with PKD
Also, PKD damage kidney, which can lead to the condition that large amounts
of toxins pile up in the blood. These toxins exist in the blood and shorten the
life span of red blood cells. This is another cause of anemia in Polycystic
Kidney Disease (PKD).
What can we do to prevent anemia?
In a word, anemia in Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) appears because kidneys
are damaged seriously, so as long as we prevent kidney damages effectively,
anemia will be avoided. The key to treat PKD is shrinking cysts. At present,
only Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy has the function to shrink cysts in
kidneys without causing side effects. If you are interested in this treatment,
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