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Many patients with PKD complain weight gain. Can a person gain weight because of PKD? Read on to learn more information.

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Can A Person Gain Weight Because of PKD

2018-09-07 03:19

Can A Person Gain Weight Because of PKDMany patients with PKD complain weight gain. Can a person gain weight because of PKD? Read on to learn more information.

Causes of weight gain for PKD patients

-As the time going, renal cysts will grow bigger and bigger, which can make kidney size increase as well. The enlarged kidneys can make your abdomen look like pregnancy and make you look fatter.

-The renal cysts are destructive. When your kidneys are damaged, waste products and extra fluid can not be filtered out of body and accumulate in the blood, which can put you on weight as well.

-If you are taking steroids and immunosuppressants for treatment, the side effects of those medicines can increase your weight.

-Improper diet intake, for example, consume too much protein, fat, etc.

Treatment for PKD patients to lose weight

-Exercises. Exercise is the best to lose weight. But if your kidney cysts are very big, it is necessary for you to avoid the exercises that can twist your back in case of kidney cyst rupture.

-Diet. Pay attention to your calories intake. Remember that too much is as bad as too little.

-Medical treatment. To prevent more symptoms and complications presenting, you need to control the growth of renal cysts and even shrink them. If you can not find out such a treatment in the local, welcome to China to try Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. It can penetrate the micronized herbs into polycystic kidneys to take effect. The active ingredients of medicine can restrain the abnormal proliferation of renal tubular epithelial cells and stop the secretion of lining cells so that renal cysts won’t enlarge any more. They can also improve blood circulation on cyst wall and increase the permeability of cyst wall and pressure difference inside and outside so that fluid can be taken away from inside, and renal cysts will be soften and shrink. With the improvement of renal cysts, renal function will gradually be restored, and then you can prevent associated symptoms and complications.

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