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Is It Good for A Patient Who Is Suffering From Nephrotic Syndrome to Eat Oranges

Is It Good for A Patient Who Is Suffering From Nephrotic Syndrome to Eat OrangesOrange is a kind of fruit common to be seen in the daily. It does not only taste delicious, but also has many health benefits. Is it good for a patient who is suffering from Nephrotic Syndrome to eat oranges?

Oranges are good for Nephrotic Syndrome patients.

Regular orange intake is good for health.

-High blood pressure is very common among Nephrotic Syndrome patients. Tangerine pith contains high content of vitamin P, which helps lower blood pressure. Besides, the magnesium in oranges also helps maintain blood pressure. This can prevent further damage to the kidneys and reduce the risk of heart disease.

-Nephrotic Syndrome patients also often have high cholesterol level. Oranges are full of soluble fiber, which is helpful in lowering cholesterol.

-Infection and cold are the common causes of recurrent Nephrotic Syndrome. Oranges are rich in vitamin C, which helps improve your immunity, keeping in you free from diseases and infection. Vitamin C also helps the absorption of iron so as to relieve anemia.

Oranges are also good for anti-aging, prevent cancer, lower blood sugar level, keep balance in nutrition, alkalize the body, relieve constipation, etc.

Nephrotic Syndrome patients should limit the intake of oranges.

Nephrotic Syndrome patients have edema, so they are often required to limit the intake of fluid. Oranges are packed with high content of fluid, so you had better limit the intake of oranges. Besides, oranges contain potassium. Consuming too much potassium can be harmful for you, because your kidneys are unable to remove excess potassium from the blood. High potassium level could be fatal.

From the above, we can see that Nephrotic Syndrome patients can eat oranges, but they should control its intake. How many oranges you can eat depends on your medical condition. If you need our help, please feel free to contact us.

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