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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 Chronic Kidney Failure Patients Eat Cherry

2014-05-10 06:49

Can Chronic Kidney Failure Patients Eat CherryCan chronic kidney failure patients eat cherry? The experts in kidney disease hospital have pointed out that cherry not only looks good but also tastes delicious. For chronic kidney disease patients, they are recommended to consume a little amount of cherry.

Why the chronic kidney disease patients should not eat cherry?

Cherry has more than 3000 years’ cultivation history in China. Cherry is admired by many people due to its sweet taste and unique beauty.

Though cherry is a good food with delicious taste, it contains high potassium. In general, every 100 grams of cherry contains 258 mg potassium. For chronic kidney disease, the amount of potassium in cherry is a quite big number.

Patients with chronic kidney disease, kidney failure or uremia has a poor ability of renal excretion function and can’t adjust the water and electrolytes normally. Therefore, it is better for them to decrease the intake of potassium.

If the intake of potassium over than normal consuming, too much potassium will accumulate in the body, causing hyperpotassemia and heart disorder. What’s worse, this case can pose a heavy threat of life and lead to the death.

Therefore, patients with chronic kidney disease should limit the intake of potassium.

In addition, patients with chronic kidney disease should abide by the following tips:

Low salt diet.

Low fat diet.

High fiber and fine protein diet.

More fruits and vegetables containing vitamins.

Less tobacco and alcohol.

Medical treatment

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy

It is the perfect combination of western medicine and Chinese medicine. It is the latest therapy to treat chronic kidney disease in 2014. We can say this is an unique therapy in the foreign and domestic countries.

This therapy can help you to restore and kidney lesion and improve the renal function from the root. That’s the reason why many patients with chronic kidney disease can regain health and live a normal life.

Can patients with chronic kidney failure eat cherry? I believe you have a clear understanding about it. Best wishes for you!

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