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Daily Potassium Intake for Nephrotic Syndrome

Daily Potassium Intake for Nephrotic SyndromeWhat is the daily potassium intake for patients with Nephrotic Syndrome? High levels of potassium in blood or hyperkalemia is a very dangerous physical condition which can cause heart problem, muscle problem and even damage nerve system. For this reason, it becomes extremely important for us to keep our potassium level in the normal range 3.5 to 5.5mmol/L. However, for some people, they are more likely to experience high level of potassium in blood due to some illnesses like Nephrotic Syndrome. Under such a circumstance, daily potassium intake should be limited. Well, what is the daily potassium intake for Nephrotic Syndrome patients?

Why Nephrotic Syndrome patients run high risk for high level of potassium in blood?

We all know kidney is a blood purifier that can help us keep the blood clean and protect internal organ from being damaged by toxins. But actually, aside from blood purifier, kidney also works as an adjuster of electrolyte balance. Nephrotic Syndrome is an illness regarding kidney. If no effective treatment is given, kidney function keeps decreasing with the deterioration of illness. In such a cases, kidneys will lose their ability to excrete potassium. Consequently, potassium level in blood increases.

What is the daily potassium intake for Nephrotic Syndrome?

In general, Nephrotic Syndrome patients are suggested to control their potassium intake into the range of 1500mg to 2700mg every day. For this reason, they need to know what foods are high in potassium and what foods are moderate in potassium. Also, what foods are recommended owing to their low potassium level. In general, foods with potassium more than 250mg per serving are regarded as high potassium foods. Foods in this category include most of the dairy products, most beef products, beans, whole-grain breads, some seafoods, bananas, oranges, dried fruits, avocados and so on.

Additional, potassium is just one of the concerns for Nephrotic Syndrome patients. Apart from it, they also should be careful about their phosphorus intake, calcium intake and sodium intake and so on. If you are interested to learn more about these points, please feel free to contact us: igacure@gmail.com.

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