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Diet for Nephrotic Syndrome

2017-11-13 15:35

Diet for Nephrotic SyndromeReasonable diet can help reduce the retention of nitrogen, decrease protein decomposition in the body, correct the abnormal metabolism of amino acids, maintain the total balance of nitrogen, ensure the nutrition and enhance the resistance. Therefore, it is an essential part of rehabilitation. In this article, let’s have a look at diet for Nephrotic Syndrome.

-To lower protein intake

Protein restriction can help slow down kidney function impairment and reduce protein leakage. But it does not mean you must avoid protein intake. Moderate high quality protein intake is a necessity to maintain the normal function of body. Chicken, fish, milk, lean meat, egg white and so on are all this kind of protein.

-To reduce salt intake

If you have swelling and high blood pressure, salt intake should be limited to 2-3 g/d. In severe cases, salt should be limited to 1-2 g/d. But if you are taking diuretics, or with vomiting or diarrhea, you do not need to limit salt intake.

-To supplement vitamins

With protein leakage, some vitamins go out of body as well. And the diet restriction can make this condition worse. Vitamin deficiency can weaken your immunity, and then it is likely for you to suffer from infections. Frequent infections can cause relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome.

-To ensure enough calory intake

To reduce the over decomposition of protein in body so as to make your condition worse, you should ensure enough calory intake. For example, you can take potatoes, pumpkin, sweat potatoes and so on to supplement calory.

There is not a diet plan that is suitable for all patients. The above is only a brief introduction to the basic diet principles for Nephrotic Syndrome patients. Hope it can help you. And remember that diet is not enough for you to control the disease well. You need to follow a correct treatment. Here we recommend Toxin-Removing Treatment, which can help you have a permanent control of Nephrotic Syndrome. If you would like to know more information on Nephrotic Syndrome treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor. Beijing Tongshantang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine will be glad to help you.

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