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The Best Diet For Nephrotic Syndrome

The Best Diet For Nephrotic SyndromeNephrotic Syndrome is a condition that involves damage to the kidneys, which is characterized by proteinuria, edema ( swelling ), hyperlipidemia and hypoalbuminemia in clinic. In order to prevent further deterioration of kidney function, it is crucial to have a well-planned diet for Nephrotic Syndrome patients in their daily life. So what is the best diet for nephrotic syndrome on earth? Now, follow us, the answer is expected to be showed in the following content.

Some specialized suggestions introduced as below:

1. Limit the protein intake

As we all know that proteinuria is one of a serious symptoms in nephrotic syndrome patients, if left uncontrolled, this condition is more likely to develop kidney failure within 5-10 years. Moreover, although patients show low protein in blood test, excessive intake of protein should be avoided as the kidneys have to function more vigorously to filter surplus protein. However, in order to meet the needs of body, a high quality diet is the best choice, such as fish, egg white, milk, lean meat, etc.

2. Restrict water intake

Our kidneys have a function to keep the balance of liquids in our body. But for nephrotic syndrome patients, their kidneys fail to work properly and as a result, excess fluid intake can not be handled, thereby increasing the risk of further damage. Patients need to consult their health care provider to know the permissible quantity of fluid intake. ( or chat with our online doctors for free help)

3. Avoid high-phosphorus and high-potassium foods

Our kidneys also have a function to maintain balance of electrolytes in the body. However, this is not possible in patients diagnosed with kidney disorders like nephrotic syndrome. Hence, they are recommended to minimize intake of foods rich in phosphorus, potassium, even calcium.

In addition to the above suggestions, there also has other foods which should be avoided for nephrotic syndrome patients strictly. Do you want to know more? Please contact us immediately, we are glad to help you.

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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