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Is Milk Thistle Good for FSGS Patients

Is Milk Thistle Good for FSGS PatientsFSGS is a kidney disease which needs long term to control. In the long run, in order to reduce side effects, many people want to choose herbal treatment. Milk thistle is a herb that is often used for many diseases. Is milk thistle good for FSGS patients?

Health benefits of milk thistle for FSGS patients

Milk thistle is good for your diabetes.

If your FSGS is caused by diabetes, milk thistle is a good choice for you. Its silymarin content along with conventional treatment can decrease blood sugar level by improving insulin resistance.

Milk thistle protects your heart.

Heart failure is the most common cause of death for kidney patients. Milk thistle can lower total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and triglycerides so as to reduce your risk of heart disease.

Milk thistle is good for liver disorders.

Steroids are the most common used drugs for FSGS patients to suppress kidney inflammation and stop kidney fibrosis. But steroids have many side effects. Milk thistle can reduces hepatic toxicity caused by steroid usage.

Milk thistle is also good for environmental sensitivities, reduces the growth of cancer cells, reduce cell damage caused by radiation and chemotherapy treatments, etc. Space limited, so we do not list them all here.

Though milk thistle has so many health benefits, you should take it under the instruction of doctor, because improper use of herbs easily causes further damage to the kidneys. In Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital, there are many treatment for FSGS, such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Enema Therapy, Circle Therapy, Steam Therapy, etc. The medicine in those therapies are all herbs as well. They can help you repair the damaged kidneys and improve kidney function. For more information about our herbal treatment for FSGS, please contact online doctor or leave a message below. We are glad to help you.

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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