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Is Watermelon Good For Nephropathy Syndrome With High Creatinine

Is Watermelon Good For Nephropathy Syndrome Patients With High Creatine LevelIn our daily life, have you ever heard that watermelon is good for lower high creatinine level in nephropathy syndrome? Is it true? This passage may give you the answer.

Nutrition analysis of watermelon:

As we all know that watermelon contains a large number of glucose, malic acid, fructose, protein amino acid, vitamin C and other substances, it is a kind of fruit which is nutrient, pure and safe. Besides, watermelon contains rich water that can help relieve thirst. The sugar and sodium content from watermelon have diuretic effect and help to remit inflammation of the kidneys. In addition, a certain substance included in watermelon also has the function to lower high blood pressure. However, since watermelon has so many benefits, is watermelon good for Nephropathy Syndrome patients with high creatinine level?

Is watermelon good for Nephropathy Syndrome patients with high creatinine level

As we all know creatinine is a metabolic waste from our body. Generally speaking, it can be eliminated by our kidneys. However, for Nephropathy Syndrome patients, their kidneys have failed to work properly, extra creatinine will build up in the body and various diseases can occur in a short time. Another concern is that watermelon contains rich potassium. As said above, damaged kidney also can not discharge excessive potassium out of the body. If serum potassium levels rise above 5.0meq/L, people need to have a low-potassium diet because high levels of potassium may lead to various life-threatening disease, like heart failure, irregular heartbeats, etc. So for Nephropathy Syndrome patients whose creatinine level is high, they should avoid watermelon try their best.

Of course, there is no a certain answer to this question because it needs depend on patient’s specific illness conditions. If Nephropathy Syndrome patients have high creatine level, they are suggested to talk with their doctors whether they can eat watermelon. Of course, you can also send your check list to igacure@gmail.com , our professional doctors will design a healthy and reasonable diet plan just based on your own illness conditions.

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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