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Can Nephrotic Syndrome Patients Drink Dandelion Tea

Can Nephrotic Syndrome Patients Drink Dandelion TeaDandelion is a kind of herb packed with rich vitamins and various trace elements. When its root and leaves are dried, they can be used to make dandelion tea. Dandelion tea has been used traditionally in alternatives medicine. Can Nephrotic Syndrome patients drink dandelion tea?

Dandelion tea is useful as a diuretic.

Swelling is a typical symptom of Nephrotic Syndrome. It usually results from massive protein leakage and water and sodium retention. Dandelion juice, being diuretic in nature, helps the kidneys clear out waste, salt, and excess water so as to relieve swelling. But if your edema is very severe, you should limit the intake of tea, because too much intake can worsen it.

Dandelion tea lowers cholesterol level.

High blood cholesterol level is also very common among Nephrotic Syndrome patients. Some studies have shown that dandelion lowers and control cholesterol levels so as to reduce your risk of heart disease.

Dandelion tea is good for diabetes.

If your Nephrotic Syndrome is associated with diabetes, dandelion tea is a good choice for you. Because it can stimulate the production of insulin from the pancreas, thereby keeping the blood sugar level low.

Dandelion tea improves anemia.

When your kidney function is impaired by Nephrotic Syndrome, it is likely for you to have anemia. Dandelions have relatively good levels of iron, vitamins, and protein content, which can help you keep your condition in check.


Though dandelion tea has so many health benefits, you should not add it into your treatment without the instruction of doctors, because it may interact with water pills such as potassium-sparing diuretics, antibiotics and some other medications so as to affect the therapeutic effect.

Can Nephrotic Syndrome patients drink dandelion tea? If you want to know the accurate answer, please send your medical test report to igacure@gmail.com. After analyzing it, our doctors will contact you. And we can also provide the free treatment plan to help you get rid of Nephrotic Syndrome as early as possible.

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