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How Much of Protein Food Can I Take A Day with IgA Nephropathy

2018-06-11 16:59

How Much of Protein Food Can I Take A Day with IgA NephropathyAre you suggested to follow a low protein diet with IgA Nephropathy? Do you know why you need to eat less protein than before? How much of protein food can I take a day with IgA Nephropathy? Read this article, you will find out the answer.

To limit protein intake is helpful for you to improve your kidney condition.

With IgA Nephropathy, it is likely for you to have proteinuria. Proteinuria means your kidneys become leaky. If you eat too much protein, more protein will go out of kidneys so as to make your kidney condition worse. Besides, massive protein intake can increase the production of metabolic wastes, which can put extra stress on kidneys. Moreover, when large amounts of protein goes out of kidneys, it can speed up glomerulosclerosis.

Amount of protein intake for IgA Nephropathy patients

In different stages of IgA Nephropathy, the amount of protein intake is different. For example, when your renal function is still normal, your protein intake should be 1g/kg plus the urine protein amount. But in stage 3, protein intake should be controlled into 0.8-1g/kg per day.

When choosing protein, high quality protein is preferred, such as egg white and poultry meat without skin. Generally speaking, one egg contains 6g protein, 200 ml of milk contains about 6g protein, and 50g lean meat contains about 8g protein.

Protein restriction is not enough for you to control IgA Nephropathy well.

Diet should go together with treatment. Besides symptomatic treatment, you can try Toxin-Removing Treatment. This is a systemic Chinese medicine treatment, which can help treat kidney disease from the root. It can cleanse the blood, improve blood circulation and regulate the abnormal immune system, making internal environment good for kidney self-healing and other medication application. After about one week’s treatment, you will see cotton-like substances in urine. After about half month’s treatment, proteinuria and hematuria will decrease or even turn negative. After about one month’s treatment, your disease will be under control, and renal function will be promoted gradually.

How much of protein food can I take a day with IgA Nephropathy? It depends on your kidney condition and weight. Now you can send a copy of your lab report to tsthospital@hotmail.com. Our renal experts can help you analyze it and then give you suggestions on diet and treatment together, after all the combination of diet and treatment can help you have a better control of your disease.

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