Polycystic kidney disease is a serious and most common life-threatening genetic disease. It afflicts 600,000 United States Americans and 12.5 million, not thousands, people throughout the world. Suffers who inherit PKD, short for polycystic kidney disease, develop kidney cysts that increase in size and multiply slowly over time. People in their 20s might not have many symptoms, but by the time they are into their 40s or 50s kidney function declines leaving a host of symptoms and possible kidney failure.
The symptoms of kidney disease and polycystic kidney disease may include:
- Nausea and vomiting
- Only producing small amounts of urine
- Swelling, particularly of the ankles, and puffiness
- High blood pressure
- Back or side pain
- Headaches and migraines
What happens in PKD is normally the fist-sized kidneys containing these fluid-filled sacs can grow to the size of a baseball or soccer ball, causing pain and decreasing kidney function.
Now a new study by KU Medical Center, published July 2013, scientists suggests that one mechanism for controlling the ravages of the disease might be found in vitamin B3. This is just one way to stop PKD and offer some protection against the kidney damage. B3 is known as Niacin and for heart health, as it lowers cholesterol. But this recent research unveils new uses for this supplement.
Another supplement for kidney disease and especially PKD is fiber. What is fiber? Dietary fibers are found naturally in the plant foods that we eat, such as fruits, vegetables and grains. They are parts of plant that do not break down in our stomachs, and instead pass through our system undigested. Dietary fibers are either soluble or insoluble. Both types of fiber are equally important for health, digestion, and preventing conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, obesity, diverticulitis, and constipation.
What people don’t know is fiber is good for kidney function. Fiber has the ability to sweep away toxins. It absorbs the toxins found in polycystic kidney disease or any kidney disease and takes them out of the body. Fiber also is beneficial to anyone with diabetic kidney disease. Medically called diabetic nephropathy is when kidney damage occurs because the blood sugar, glucose, is not being managed. Fiber is excellent to control blood sugar and removing toxins from the body. This helps the kidney by allowing it to not work as hard.
The last and final way to improve kidney function and PKD with natural remedies and treatments is to use the probiotic called renadyl. This specific probiotic formula decreases toxin build up in the body. This in turn leads to better kidney health.
So you have three options to start your path to better kidney health and function. Take vitamin B3, 50mg per day, ear more fiber rich foods like fruits and vegetables, take the renadyl probiotic supplement formula for chronic kidney disease.
Start doing these tips today to avoid dialysis and kidney failure.