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Alleviate Fluid Retention In Children With Nephrotic Syndrome

Alleviate Fluid Retention In Children With Nephrotic SyndromeChildren with Nephrotic Syndrome may have trouble regulating their body’s liquids balance in their daily life, even for their parents. In view of this, as time goes on, if not treated timely, fluid retention will become worse and worse, which affects patients’ life seriously. For Nephrotic Syndrome patients, the biggest concern must be how to alleviate fluid retention in Children with nephrotic syndrome? Now, follow us and try to find the answer.

Following a low-sodium diet

A low-sodium diet or salt restriction may be used to help prevent or reduce fluid retention in your child’s body. But the amount of sodium or salt allowed in your child’s depends on your child’s specific medical condition. So from now on, try to determine the amount of sodium allowed in the diet by talking about the physician or dietitian.

Actually, with most sodium-restricted diets, high-sodium foods are limited and salt is not allowed in food preparation or at the table. What foods are high in sodium? Please read on:

1. Canned foods ( vegetables, meats, pasta meals )

2. Cheese

3. Processed foods ( meats such as bologna, pepperoni, salami, hot dogs, sausage)

4. Dips, sauces, and salad dressings

5. Snack foods (chips, popcorn, pretzels, cheese puffs, salted nuts, etc)

What foods are low in sodium:

1. Vegetables and fruits (fresh or frozen)

2. Plain breads, cereals, rice, and pasta (not dried pasta or rice mixes)

3. Milk and yogurt (these tend to be moderate in sodium)

4. Beverages such as juices, tea, fruit drink/punch, and soda (sports drinks have sodium so these may need to be limited)

In conclusion, if your child suffers from serious liquid retention with nephrotic syndrome, please pay more attention to every point in your daily diet. Also, any unclear about liquid retention in children with nephrotic syndrome, please chat with our online doctors or send an email to igacure@gmail.com soon, we will surely help you.

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