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How Does Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Cause Anemia

When Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) develops to a relatively serious stage,
anemia appears. Anemia is a abnormal condition of our body, which is diagnosed when count of red cells is lower than the reference value. PKD, as a lethal disease, affects our life in many ways and anemia is just one of its manifestations. Well then, how does PKD cause anemia at all? Is there any method help to prevent it?
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, you can leave us message to get more information.

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