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Can Bitter Gourd Help Lower High Creatinine Level In FSGS

Can Bitter Gourd Help Lower High Creatinine Level In FSGSCan bitter gourd help lower high creatinine level in FSGS? In our daily life, it is not hard to find that some foods to be used commonly to help reduce elevated creatinine level because of their specific benefits. Does bitter gourd have this benefit? The following passage may tell you the answer.

Firstly, it is necessary to know what causes high creatinine level in FSGS?

Generally speaking, the build up of creatinine in the blood is usually due to the decline of creatinine clearance rate by kidneys, that is to say, damaged kidney filters, known as glomeruli, is the root cause. For FSGS patients, high creatinine level indicates more than 50% kidney function is lost if their daily diet and lifestyle is healthy. Therefore, foods play a helpful role in slowing the progression of FSGS and prompting the excretion of waste products indeed.

Secondly, can bitter gourd help lower high creatinine level in FSGS?

Bitter gourd contains rich nutritions such as vitamin C, protein, dietary fiber, potassium, etc. Due to these different substances, it can stimulate kidneys to eliminate excess toxins and wastes from the body timely, in order to prevent the deposits of wastes including creatinine. Aside from this, kidney disease patients can also get the following benefits from the consumption of bitter gourd:

1. Improve the body’s immunity and prevent cardiovascular diseases.

2. Decrease high blood sugar.

3. Reduce high blood pressure.

However, due to high potassium, dietary fiber, and some other nutritions contained in bitter gourd, it is not available for a part of people with high creatinine level. So before eat it, they had better to consult whether they can eat and what to be noticed for their doctors. In addition, if you are in a hurry, please chat with our doctors when a service dialog box popping up in the lower right corner of your screen for free help, we are glad to help you.

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