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Can IgA Nephropathy Patients Eat Ginseng

Can IgA Nephropathy Patients Eat GinsengGinseng is a Chinese herb believed to have medicinal powers. Because of its benefits, Chinese doctors often add it into the treatment. Can IgA Nephropathy patients eat ginseng?

Eating ginseng really has many health benefits.

-Boost immune system

Cold is a trigger to the relapse of IgA Nephropathy. Some studies show that ginseng boosts the immune system and decrease the number and severity of colds.

-Lower blood pressure

Some IgA Nephropathy patients have high blood pressure. High blood pressure will cause further damage to the kidneys and impair heart. Ginseng consumption helps lower blood pressure and protect your kidneys.

-Reduce blood cholesterol level

Heart disease is life-threatening for IgA Nephropathy patients. Panaquilon can promote lipid metabolism so as to lower bad cholesterol level and reduce the risk of heart disease.

-Control blood sugar level

If you have diabetes, ginseng is also good for you. Ginseng can help diabetics to control blood sugar levels as it creates sugar-lowering effects in fasting and after-meal blood sugar levels.



When your kidneys are not able to work normally, water may retain in your body, leading to swelling. Ginseng can help you increase urine output so as to relieve swelling.


Though ginseng has so many health benefits for IgA Nephropathy patients, you should use it under medical supervision, because it can cause allergy, headaches, gastrointestinal and sleep problems. Besides, ginseng has many types. Asian ginseng should not be used by people who are warm or red in the face or those who have high blood pressure or rapid heartbeat. And American ginseng should not be used in those who are cold or pale or in those with a slow heartbeat.

Can IgA Nephropathy patients eat ginseng? Generally speaking, they can eat. But you had better consult a doctor before you add it into your treatment. For more information, please contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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