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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 I Take Apple Cider Vinegar for Heartburn with Kidney Failure

2015-03-08 02:50

Can I Take Apple Cider Vinegar for Heartburn with Kidney FailureMany Kidney Failure patients care about food that can be eaten or not, since the severely damaged kidneys cannot filter wastes adequately. Can I take apple cider vinegar for heartburn with Kidney Failure?

Here is a general introduction about heartburn and Kidney Failure diet. Any questions, please consult our doctors online directly.

Overview of heartburn

Heartburn is something that is prone to attack adults than children. You must feel enough to experience an uncomfortable burning sensation right behind the breastbone that often times creeps up the throat.

It is caused by acid reflux, which the ring of muscle that allows food into your stomach relaxes when it shouldn’t.

Can apple cider vinegar alleviate heartburn?

Apple acid vinegar may be helpful. Reflux is caused by having not enough acid in your stomach, rather than having too much. If you don’t produce enough acid, you LES (Lower Esophageal Sphincter) is going to think it’s not a big deal to loosen up for a little bit. Then, you get a reflux of acid into your esophagus. If so, you are suggested to drink some pure, raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar to see if it is helpful.

Is apple acid vinegar allowable for Kidney Failure patients?

Drinking apple acid vinegar is helpful for flushing out the bacteria, thus preventing urinary tract infection that can damaged the kidneys. However, you cannot drink apple acid vinegar freely since this juice is rich in potassium. Some Kidney Failure patients have high potassium levels in the blood, which may lead to shortness of breath and muscle pain. Therefore, recommended amount of apple acid vinegar is based on your won condition.

One more thing I want to tell you that treatment is more important than diet. You should take timely and proper treatment for treating Kidney Failure. We are glad to give you some suggestions for free.

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