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    Can Swimming Help Stage 4 Polycystic Kidney Disease

    2013-12-20 11:02| Font Size A A A

    Swimming, Stage 4 Polycystic Kidney DiseaseSwimming is preferred exercise for people to relieve summer heat, which is able to improve physical fitness as well. However, most patients with Stage 4 Polycystic Kidney Disease may wonder whether they are allowed to participate in it.

    Polycystic Kidney Disease is genetic renal damage with abnormal cystic lesions of different sizes on bilateral kidneys, which increasingly worsens and oppresses nephron with enlarged vesicles that patients suffer from distinct clinical features from slight pathological changes to severe internal and external damage according to varying regions and degrees, thus gradually leading to End Stage Renal Failure.

    Stage 4 Polycystic Kidney Disease is relatively advanced period therein with significant GFR decline of 15~29, which behaves as kidney related symptoms as well as systemic complications of multiple tissue and organs. Through irreparable, patients under such circumstance are promising to be well controlled with timely and effective treatment in most cases.

    With current situation, efficient and sufficient medication as well as strictly controlled daily healthcare are urgently needed.

    As a matter of fact, swimming is inappropriate for patients in stage 4 Polycystic Kidney Disease, which attributes to follow-up factors.

    1.Generally speaking, the pool water is relatively cold, which is able for patients to catch a chill, thus inducing Polycystic Kidney Disease.

    2.Swimming is a kind of exercise consumes a mass of energy and heat, therefore leading to fatigue which is one of the diseased causes of stage 4 Polycystic Kidney Disease.

    3.Vigorous movement and collision of swimming may lead to cystic rupture, thus worsening current situation of stage 4 Polycystic Kidney Disease.

    The content above provides you a general idea about whether patients with stage 4 Polycystic Kidney Disease can swim. If you want to know more details for healthy living, please leave a message below or consult our live doctor for free.


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