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Can Nephrotic Syndrome Patients Eat White Radish

Can Nephrotic Syndrome Patients Eat White RadishWhite radish has been planted for thousands of years. And because of its various health benefits, it has been widely applied into diet and Traditional Chinese Medicine dietary treatment. But Nephrotic Syndrome patients have many diet restrictions. Can they eat white radish?

Relieve swelling

Swelling is a typical symptom of Nephrotic Syndrome, which results from massive protein leakage and water and sodium retention. Brew a liquid from white radish and fructus tritici levis and then drink the soup. This increase the production of urine so as to help you relieve swelling. Its diuretic properties also help wash away the toxins accumulated in the kidneys so as to decrease their concentration in the kidneys.

Boost immune system

Nephrotic Syndrome patients have a weak immune system. And the use of steroids and immunosuppressants can further weaken immune system so that virus and bacteria enter body easily, leading to infections. Infections trigger the relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome frequently. White radish is a great source of vitamin C, which can rejuvenate your immune system by replacing many of the antioxidants and white blood cells, which are integral in fighting off every illness from the common cold to cancer.

Lower blood pressure

Not few Nephrotic Syndrome patients have high blood pressure. High blood pressure would cause further damage to the kidneys. Rich potassium content in white radish can relax the blood vessels and increase blood flow so as to reduce the pressure. But if your blood potassium level is high, you should limit the intake of potassium.

What is more, white radish can help you maintain digestive system, skin health, bone health and respiratory health, etc.

Can Nephrotic Syndrome patients eat white radish? Generally speaking, moderate intake is OK, but you should avoid too much. How many white radishes you can eat depends on your medical condition. For more information, please feel free to contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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