A 33-year-old male asked:
I have polycystic kidney disease pkd diagnosed when i was 14 now i'm 34 i don't take any meds just living a healthy lifestyle. is there any meds?
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Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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Pkd: Adjust diet significantly. Avoid saturated fats. Minimize animal protein to 30 grams per day. Minimize salt. Avoid caffeine. Drink 4 liters of fluid per day. Achieve ideal body weight. Do not smoke. Control blood pressure to 130/80. Avoid trauma. Avoid infection. Soy and omega 3 help daily. Taking ACE inhibitors can help and low dose statin can help. Taking tolvaptan can help but with side effect
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Last updated Sep 21, 2016
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