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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.

Why People with Kidney Cyst Can't Drink Coffee

2013-05-22 15:07

Why People with Kidney Cyst Can’t Drink CoffeeSome people who have kidney cysts claim they can’t live without coffee, even though their doctor has suggested them to avoid coffee again and again. Here, we would like to tell them why people with kidney cyst can’t drink coffee.

Generally, drinking a cup of coffee one daily is able to stimulate our appetite and prompt to make more urine. In addition, coffee is also good for our skin, easing fatigue, anti-aging, prevent cardiovascular disease and treat constipation. However, too much coffee can cause some bad reactions especially for people with some diseases like kidney cysts.

Firstly, coffee may aggravate their high blood pressure, which is a common symptom in kidney cysts. It is reported that drinking a cup of coffee can make our blood pressure kept at a high level for 12 hours. If left uncontrolled, high blood pressure can cause further kidney damage and worsen patients’ condition.

Secondly, coffee is more likely to induce osteoporosis, because coffee has a good diuretic function that can lead to a loss of calcium. In the long time, it may cause osteoporosis easily.

The last one is most severe. According to clinical research, coffee is able to stimulate the activity of protein in cyst that makes these cysts grow more quickly. As cysts grow bigger and bigger, they will oppress their surrounding kidney tissues and replace kidney normal function.

From the above, we can know avoiding coffee is necessary for people who have kidney cysts. If you have kidney cyst, remember that developing a heathy diet is able to slow down the growth of cysts in kidney. Some foods like celery is good for you, while some other foods such as coffee and chocolate is bad for you.

If you are looking for a food list in detail, you can tell the online doctor so that they can give you some suggestions for free.

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