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Why Food Tastes Bad with Nephrotic Syndrome

Why Food Tastes Bad with Nephrotic SyndromeRecently some Nephrotic Syndrome patients complain about poor appetite, because all food tastes bad. Why food tastes bad with Nephrotic Syndrome? If you have the similar symptoms, the following information may be helpful for you.

Bad tastes may be associated with high BUN.

Nephrotic Syndrome can impair your kidney function without timely and effective. When your kidney function declines, waste products can not be removed out of the body so that they build up in the blood. Urea is one kind of the waste products. When blood urea nitrogen (BUN) is very high, urease in intestinal tract can decompose urea into ammonia, which in turn stimulate the gastrointestinal mucosa so as to make you have metallic taste. This kind of taste may make food taste bad.

How to improve bad tastes with Nephrotic Syndrome?

-Protein is a great source of urea. When your BUN is high, you should limit the intake of protein. Protein restriction is also helpful for reducing protein leakage. But you can eat moderate high quality protein, such as egg white and lean meat to satisfy the need of body.

-Ketosteril can also be used to lower BUN and satisfy body’s need to amino acids when you follow a low protein diet.

-The fundamental way is to improve kidney’s function to cleanse the blood. 4M treatment (Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Foot Bath, Mai Kang Composition and various medicinal soup) can draw toxins out of the body to lower BUN. They can also remove stasis and improve blood circulation in the kidneys so as to prevent ischemia and anoxia. Besides, they can regulate blood sugar level, reduce blood pressure and lower cholesterol level to set up a good blood environment for kidney self-healing. What is more, they can eliminate kidney inflammation and stop kidney fibrosis. After a period of treatment, not only does BUN level decrease, but also kidney function improves.

Why food tastes bad with Nephrotic Syndrome? I think you have found the answer. Bad tastes affect appetite. Poor appetite may affect the normal absorption of nutrients so as to affect your recovery from Nephrotic Syndrome. Therefore, importance should be attached to such a symptom. If you still have any questions about Nephrotic Syndrome, please feel free to contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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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