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Is Banana Good for Nephrotic Syndrome Patients

Is Banana Good for Nephrotic Syndrome PatientsBanana is very common to see in the daily and it is packed with many health benefits. But is banana good for Nephrotic Syndrome patients? In fact, there is not a kind of food that is suitable for all patients. Some people think banana is good for Nephrotic Syndrome patients and some other people think it is not good for Nephrotic Syndrome patients. Go on reading to learn more corresponding information.

Banana is good for Nephrotic Syndrome patients.

The reason why many people think it is good is that it can help Nephrotic Syndrome patients alleviate many body malaise.

-Because of severe edema and proteinuria, Nephrotic Syndrome patients have to limit the intake of water and some other food, which may cause the patients to have constipation. Banana has a certain type of fiber that helps to restore and maintain regular bowel functions.

-When your kidney function is affected by Nephrotic Syndrome, you may have anemia. Iron in banana helps strengthen your blood and relieve anemia.

-Bone disease is common to see in kidney patients. Banana supplement helps counteract calcium loss during urination and build strong bones.

-Bananas also help you lower blood pressure because of its potassium content.

Banana is not good for Nephrotic Syndrome patients.

The reason why people think it is bad is that it is high in potassium. If your blood potassium level is beyond the normal level, banana consumption will make your blood potassium level higher, leading to hyperkalemia easily. Besides, if your Nephrotic Syndrome is caused by diabetes, you should limit the intake of banana as well, because it has a high content of sugar.

From the above, we can see that whether banana is good for Nephrotic Syndrome patients depends on their medical condition. If you would like to get a specific answer, please feel free to 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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