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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a group of disorders that result from the formation and progressive enlargement of cysts in the kidneys without dysplasia, usually leading to renal failure.

Can Corn is OK to Kidney Stone Patients

2014-04-16 01:57

Can Corn is OK to Kidney Stone PatientsCorn is favored by many people because its high nutritional value. Can corn is OK to kidney stone patients? What should patients need to notice for daily diet?

Firstly, let’s have a general overview about the benefits of corn.

Function of diuresis.

Reducing blood surger.

Cholagogic effect.

Preventing bleeding.

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) hold that corn can help people eliminate swelling and mainly treat chronic nephritis, edema, acute cholecystitis, biliary calculi and high blood pressure, etc.

Modern pharmacological studies have shown that corn contains a large amount of potassium nitrate, vitamin K, sterol, bean sterols and a volatile alkaloids, which has the function of diuretic, antihypertensive, fall blood sugar, hemostatic, eczema, etc. So, people can eat corn in a moderate amount.

The main cause inducing kidney stone is the diet. Therefore, in daily diet, patients should pay more attention to the consumption of food.

Spinach, tofu, sodas and some foods containing calcium and oxalic acid should be limited in daily life.

In addition, drinking more water in a day. Water can dilute acid and alkali concentration in the urine.

Also, some spicy food such as tobacco and alcohol should be kept away. That’s because these foods will cause a heavy damage on your kidney and liver even worsen your illness condition.

Aside from the above, do some gentle exercise regularly is beneficial for your condition. Exercise can help you to enhance your immunity and strengthen your body.

From the above introduction, I sincerely hope that you can benefit from it. If you still have some problem of polycystic kidney disease, please feel free to let me know by leaving your message or send e-mail to We are pleased to give you the best advice.

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