A 38-year-old female asked:
What can i do to help my kidney function even though i have polycystic kidney disease.
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Urology 9 years experience
Kidney disease: Make sure your blood pressure is controlled, maintain hydration, maintain a normal wait, control your diet, avoid a lot of protein, follow your nephrologist direction.
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A Verified Doctoranswered
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 can help daily.
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Last updated May 14, 2015
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