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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.

Are Fresh Pineapple and Lemon Juices Good for PKD

2015-03-31 10:33

Are Fresh Pineapple and Lemon Juices Good for PKDWhen Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) patients experience damaged kidney function due to kidney cyst enlargement, they are required to keep a restricted diet. Are fresh pineapple and lemon juices good for PKD?

Effects of fresh pineapple and lemon juices on PKD

If Polycystic Kidney Disease patients have impaired kidney function, they are no require to eat fresh pineapple and lemon juice too much. These fruits are rich in potassium, which should be discharged by the kidneys. High potassium levels in the blood may lead to abnormal heart rate, muscle cramps or shortness of breath.

While if they have normal kidney function, you can take fresh pineapple and lemon juice.

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Other dietary restrictions for Polycystic Kidney Disease

-Reduce sodium intake. This is to prevent swelling and high blood pressure.

-Control protein. When kidneys are damaged, they cannot remove waste products of protein metabolism. Controlling the protein intake is to reduce the stress on kidneys. In general, they are required to take protein about 0.6 to 0.8 grams per kg of body weight. Egg white, fish, lean meat and milk is good to be consumed.

-Avoid spicy and fatty foods

-Avoid alcohol and smoking

In some cases, potassium, phosphorous and even calcium should be limited. Talk with your doctor or dietitian to make a kidney-friendly diet.

Treatment for PKD

Even though keeping a good diet is very necessary, it cannot solve the underlying problem. It cannot be considered as medications. To shrink kidney cyst and improve kidney function naturally, I recommend you to use traditional Chinese herbs. We can provide you the most effective and new treatment here. If you want to learn about that, please leave your email address below. The online consultation is for free.

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