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Is Grapefruit Good For FSGS Patients

Is Grapefruit Good For FSGS PatientsIn market, grapefruit can be seen everywhere and in western countries, it is very popular to eat grapefruit due to its beneficial to heart health, anti-cancer, detoxifying and other diseases. Since it is loved by almost all the people, is grapefruit good for FSGS patients? This question is also consulted frequently by many FSGS patients in our daily life. In view of this, the following introduces some professional suggestions about this question carefully, we hope a part of passages can help you. 
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Is grapefruit good for FSGS patients? To be honest, it needs depend on your own illness conditions. Anyone taking ciclosporin or tacrolimus is advised not to eat grapefruit as it does interfere in the absorption of these meds. Besides, It is well known that grapefruit is rich in potassium. Generally speaking, excessive potassium can be discharged normally out of the body by urine, however, in FSGS, as the kidneys are impaired and it fails to remove extra potassium from the blood. As a result, potassium will build up and high potassium levels can be very dangerous. It can can cause irregular heartbeat and even heart failure that threatens your life seriously. In this situation, you are recommended to eat less grapefruit or avoid completely as much as possible. 
Apart from the restriction of high potassium foods, FSGS patients also should pay more attention to high protein and high sodium foods. Is grapefruit good for FSGS patients? Of course, not perfectly. You had better to have a reasonable diet under the guidance of your doctors. If not, feel free to leave your message below, our experts will work out a healthy and reasonable diet plan just for you. 

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