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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.

Will Lime Juice Reduce Urea

2014-08-05 01:00

Will Lime Juice Reduce UreaWill lime juice reduce urea? There are always many people ask me such kind of question. What I want to say is that you can never depend on certain food or drink to treat your problem, even though they can help you to some extent. Timely treatment is the most important. Well, will lime juice reduce urea?

What does high level urea in the blood indicate?

Having a high level of urea in your blood indicates that your kidneys are not functioning properly. This doesn’t necessarily mean that this is a serious kidney problem; people with high blood pressure, diabetes or water infections could have raised urea, or it could be that you have been eating unusually high protein foods. Stress or a high fever can raise levels too. If you are aware of a kidney problem then it is normal for your Urea levels to be raised.

Why does urea level elevate?

Urea is a waste product formed in the liver when the body breaks down protein. In a healthy person, the urea nitrogen is filtered out by the kidneys, into the bladder and passed through your urine. However, if a person’s kidneys are not functioning properly, the urea levels will rise. To reduce urea in your blood you may need to cut down on the amount of protein you eat. Foods that are high in protein are as follows: Red Meat, seafood, eggs, milk & cheese, other dairy products

Can lime juice reduce urea level?

There is no evidence that lime juice can reduce urea. Actually, lime juice is beneficial for dissolving kidney stone because the rich content of citric acid. However, there are some other foods that you can take to reduce urea level such as berries (cranberry, blackberry and strawberry), nettle leaf tea (herbal tea), and cinnamon, etc.

Still, you should note that you cannot take diet as medical treatment for your problem. Find the real causes and take proper treatment. You can consult our doctor online or email to You can get more detailed suggestions.

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