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Can I Use Lemon Juice to Control Edema with FSGS

Edema is a typical symptom of FSGS. Because medications have side effects more or less, some patients want to find some dietary therapy to relieve water retention. In this article, let’s have a look at whether you can use lemon juice to control edema with FSGS.

Lemon juice is diuretic.

Drinking lemon juice moderate can increase your urine output so as to relieve edema. With urine, some waste products can be passed out of the body so as to reduce their damage to your body.

Other health benefits of lemon juice for FSGS patients

-Infections and common colds are the common causes of relapse of FSGS. Its excellent source of vitamin C can boost your immune system so as to protect your body from these aliments.

-Joint pain is a common complication of FSGS patients, which usually results from uric acid building up in the blood. Lemon juice consumption can dissolve uric acid so as to help you reduce pain and inflammation in joints.

-It balances the pH levels in the body. -It can lower blood pressure and prevent cardiovascular disease.

-It aids in digestion.

Other dietary therapy to help you alleviate edema

Some herbal tea, such as nettle leaf tea, dandelion tea and corn silk tea also has diuretic properties. Moderate intake may help you relieve edema. And some vegetables and fruits, such as watermelon, wax gourd, small red beans, cucumber, grapes, etc.

Can I use lemon juice to control edema with FSGS? Maybe you can have a try. But if you want to achieve a better therapeutic effect, diet should go together with medical treatment. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is also a natural treatment for FSGS patients, which can not only help you eliminate edema, but also repair the damaged kidneys to improve kidney function. If you have any other questions about FSGS, please leave a message below or consult online doctor directly.

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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