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Can I Exercise while Having Stage 4 FSGS

Can I Exercise while Having Stage 4 FSGS“I was very active before I was diagnosed with FSGS and I want to join a high intensity boxing class. Can I exercise while having stage 4 kidney disease?” Do you have the similar doubt? If so, go on reading.

You can do exercise with stage 4 FSGS when your state of illness is stable.

With stage 4 FSGS, you can still do exercise. Moderate exercise has many health benefits for FSGS patients. It can lower cholesterol level and high blood pressure so as to reduce the risk of heart disease. It can improve poor appetite and sleeping quality. It can also boost immune system so as to protect you from diseases, such as cold and infection. Besides, it can strengthen your muscles so as to reduce muscle cramp and make you feel energetic.

Precaution when you do exercise.

High intensity boxing should be avoided. Because it may make you so tired that it worsens your state of illness, such as more foamy urine appears, creatinine level increases, etc. Football, basketball, running and some other strenuous exercises should be avoided.

You can choose some gentle exercise, such as walking, jogging, bicycling, etc. According to your medical condition, you can choose the one that is suitable for you. Besides the types of exercise, you should take duration, intensity and frequency into consideration. And you should combine exertion and rest. Do not do exercise when you feel very tired.

Other suggestions for people with stage 4 FSGS

Exercise is just one of the healthy lifestyle for people with stage 4 FSGS. You should also follow a renal-friendly diet. Give up alcohol and smoking. Avoid staying up. Keep positive attitude, etc.

Can you exercise while having stage 4 FSGS? It depends on your medical condition. Before you start your exercise plan, please communicate with your doctor first and he will give you some suggestion.

Hope the above information is helpful for you. If you have any other questions on kidney disease or want to get more personalized and professional treatment suggestions, please leave a message below.







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