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Are Bamboo Shoots Good for IgA Nephropathy Patients

Are Bamboo Shoots Good for IgA Nephropathy PatientsBamboo shoots are a kind of vegetable that is common to see in China. It does not only taste delicious, but are also rich in nutrients. Are bamboo shoots good for IgA Nephropathy patients? In the following, you will have a general knowledge about the health benefits of bamboo shoots.

Boost immune system

IgA Nephropathy patients always have a poor immune system. Bamboo shoots are packed with rich vitamins and minerals, which are ideal for improving the body’s immune system so as to help you fight against kidney disease.

Lower cholesterol level

The high fiber content in bamboo shoots is good for dissolving harmful LDL cholesterol in the body. This eases cholesterol out of arteries for the smooth supply and movement of blood throughout the body.

Lower blood pressure

High blood pressure is a common symptom of IgA Nephropathy. Bamboo shoots contain rich potassium, an electrolyte that counteract the effect of sodium so as to lower blood pressure. But if your blood potassium is high, you should keep bamboo shoots away.


When IgA deposits in the kidneys, they will cause kidney inflammation. Bamboo shoots possess anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties so as to reduce their further damage to the kidneys.

Now you can see that bamboo shoots are good for IgA Nephropathy patients. But you should remember that too much is as bad as too little. How much you can consume bamboo shoots depends on your remaining kidney function. If you would like to add bamboo shoots into your diet, you had better consult your doctor for sure. Besides healthy diet, you should receive treatment as early as possible in case that there is further damage to your kidneys. For more information, please contact online doctor or leave a message below. We are glad to help you.

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