PKD Mind Matters Blog
May 30, 2024

Shining a Spotlight on Mental Health and PKD | PKD Mind Matters

Do you ever feel overwhelmed or find it difficult to cope with life with PKD? With chronic illnesses, like ARPKD and ADPKD, mental health is an important factor in your overall care plan. Check out this article from PKD Life (a quarterly magazine for people affected by PKD, published by the PKD Foundation in the U.S.) describing what is typical for patients and caregivers - and what you can do about it.

Most people who have PKD (or who have a loved one with PKD) experience stress. It can show up in various ways...including physical, financial, emotional, and social outcomes; stress can even mean feeling that life is asking too much of you.

Read it here