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Can I Take Bottle Gourd with Nephrotic Syndrome

Question: Hello, sir. I am having Nephrotic Syndrome. Can I take bottle gourd?

Can I Take Bottle Gourd with Nephrotic SyndromeAnswer: Bottle gourd has multiple health benefits. If you eat correctly, it can bring you a variety of health benefits.

-To reduce edema

Edema is a typical symptom of Nephrotic Syndrome. Bottle gourd is diuretic in nature, which can help relieve edema. And eating bottle gourd on a regular basis has been found to be very beneficial for removing toxins from body systems. A good internal environment is good for kidney self-healing and other medication application.

-To improve cardiovascular health

Cardiovascular disease is a common complication of kidney patients, which can threaten life. The antioxidants present in the bottle gourd fights with the free radicals of body, stabilize them and thus prevent cardiovascular system from the oxidative damage caused by the free radicals. Besides, rich dietary fibers in bottle gourd can help manage cholesterol level and reduce the risk of atherosclerosis and thus reduce the risk of various cardiovascular problems.

-To strengthen immune system

Nephrotic Syndrome patients gets infections easily, which can trigger the relapse and make kidney condition worse. Nutrients like vitamins, minerals and antioxidants in bottle gourd play a significant role in making immune system stronger, and then you are less likely to get infected by disease.

In addition, bottle gourd can help make your bones stronger, control high blood pressure, provide relief from inflammation, keep liver healthy, treat urinary tract infections, etc.


Although bottle gourd has so many benefits, it can not replace your medical treatment. What treatment are you taking? If your current treatment is not effective, you can try Toxin-Removing Treatment. After about one week’s treatment, swelling will be relieved. After about half month’s treatment, your proteinuria will be reduced. After about one month’s treatment, your disease will be under control, and renal function will get improved.

Can I take bottle gourd with Nephrotic Syndrome? Yes, moderate intake is good, but eating too much is as bad as too little. And to control the disease better, you should combine diet with medical treatment. For more information on Nephrotic Syndrome treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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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