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Best Diet for FSGS

FSGS often progresses to kidney failure, there are wide variations in the progression of the disease. An efficient treatment for FSGS and best diet for FSGS will prolong kidney function for as long as possible, or may even reverse the condition. Because of malfunctioning renal condition with FSGS, much protein and other necessary materials will leak out through urine. The first step to do with this poor condition is to bring some minor to major changes via diet. FSGS diet is an essential component of ideal treatment that a patient can easily and readily implement.

1. Sodium intake

In order not to aggravate hypertension or cause edema, FSGS patients should control sodium intake. The patients with FSGS should limit the intake of junk/tinned/fried foods because these foods contain much more of oil, spices and salt. If there is too much sodium in body, it will cause or aggravate retention of fluid and sodium thus leading to weight gain and swelling.

2. Protein intake

FSGS patients should control the protein intake in order not to increase the kidneys’ burden. High amount of proteins can produce more metabolic products which can put much strain on kidneys. But protein is something essential our body needs, so high quality of protein like chicken, milk, fish, lean meat, eggs, etc will be recommended.

3. Water intake

Right amount of water intake is good for FSGS patients, too much fluid will be out of the damaged kidneys’ control. In order to avoid water retention, FSGS patients can go for some fruits like grapes, berries, watermelon, etc when they feel thirsty.

4. If the potassium level is too high in blood, it will affect the cardiac muscle thus triggering irregular heart beat and even heart failure. Therefore, it is very essential for the patients with FSGS to avid the high-potassium foods. The common foods high in potassium are as follows: dates, beans, red chili powder and avocados.

The above are the main lists for FSGS patients who should always keep a kidney friendly diet. For more information about food for FSGS, you can leave a message below or email us to igacure@gmail.com.

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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