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Some Suggestions for ADPKD and CKD Stage 5

Some Suggestions for ADPKD and CKD Stage 5ADPKD is one common inherited kidney disease all over the world. With the growth of kidney cysts, ADPKD patients’ glomerular filtration rate (GFR) decreases. When their GFR declines to 15 ml/min or less, it means CKD Stage 5 or end stage. Then, patients should pay attention to several points in their daily life. The following are some suggestions to help fight against ADPKD with CKD Stage 5.

1. Do gentle exercise but avoid strenuous, stretching and bending exercise

In kidney failure stage, a strong body can help patients to prevent some complications such as fatigue, poor appetite, sleep problems, and so on, so these ADPKD patients are suggested to do some exercise regularly like walking, Tai Chi and qigong.

2. Follow a right ADPKD diet plan

The basic dietary principles are low protein, low sodium, low potassium, low phosphorus and limiting fluid intake. Therefore, it is necessary for patients with end-stage ADPKD to find out what to eat and not eat.

3. Keep a good personal hygiene

When kidney cysts are too big or rupture, they may cause infections especially urinary tract infection easily. Keeping a good personal hygiene, for example washing hands before eating and after using the toilet, can help prevent infections or other complications.

4. Maintain a good mood

Long-term suffering from Polycystic Kidney Disease is more likely to cause patients to had a bad mood. This must affect patients’ all over health condition, so ADPKD patients with CKD Stage 5 are recommended to talk or play more with their family member and friends.

5. Take correct treatments

If patients still have urine and certain kidney function, doctors can guide them to take some alternative treatments to dialysis and kidney transplant. Therefore, they can live with their own kidneys safely. Check with the doctor online from Kidney Service China to determine what treatments are helpful for you.

If you want to get more information about diet and treatment for ADPKD patients with CKD Stage 5, feel free to contact us directly.

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