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Can Alcohol Consumption Exacerbate FSGS

Can Alcohol Consumption Exacerbate FSGSWe often drink alcohol to celebrate something or relax ourselves or divert ourselves from loneliness. But for kidney patients, they are usually asked to give up alcohol. Can alcohol consumption exacerbate FSGS? After reading this article, you will find the answer.

Alcohol consumption affects nitrogen balance in the body.

Drinking alcohol can increase protein metabolism in the body so as to increase blood urea nitrogen. This can add the workload of kidneys and speed up kidney failure.

Alcohol consumption decreases blood flow in the kidneys.

FSGS scars your kidneys gradually so that waste products build up in the blood. This slows down blood flow. Substance in the blood may deposit in the blood vessels, leading to stasis so as to reduce blood flow into the kidneys. Because of ischemia and anoxia, your kidneys will be damaged further.

Alcohol consumption may cause malnutrition.

Alcohol consumption can give rise to gastrointestinal disorder so as to affect your body to absorb nutrients, leading to malnutrition or poor appetite. Malnutrition and poor appetite can make your FSGS become worse.

Alcohol consumption may worsen anemia.

Anemia is a common complication of kidney disease. It can cause body malaise, such as headache, shortness of breath, cold limbs, etc. And it can also worsen your state of illness without proper treatment. Alcohol consumption can cause platelet function disorder so as to worsen your anemia.

Alcohol consumption can also worsen high blood pressure, high cholesterol level and increase your risk of heart disease.

Can alcohol consumption exacerbate FSGS? Yes, it can. Therefore, you had better reduce alcohol consumption and seek treatment as early as possible to control FSGS. Only in this way can you avoid kidney failure. If you would like to know more information, please contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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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