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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 Amla in Chronic Kidney Failure With Creatinine 5.2

2014-11-01 06:54

Can I Take Amla in Chronic Kidney Failure With Creatinine 5.2Amla or Indian gooseberry is a super food, and also has some medical purpose. Can I take amla in Chronic Kidney Failure (CKF) with creatinine 5.2? If you have the similar question, you can get the answer from the following article.

What does creatinine 5.2 mean?

In Chronic Kidney Failure, there are five stages, and creatinine 5.2 means you have reached to the End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). Your kidneys are severely damaged, failing to filter wastes and toxins adequately. As a result, patients may experience some symptoms such as swelling (or edema), fatigue, nausea, vomiting, high blood pressure, urine changes, dark skin, and so on.

Can I take amla for Chronic Kidney Failure with 5.2?

Fortunately, amla has been reported to have lots of benefits on Kidney Failure patients and is recommended for them. The possible benefits include:

- Reduce inflammation: Amla is rich of antioxidants, so it is beneficial for preventing the patient from getting infection.

- Improve blood circulation: Creatinine 5.2 means there are large amounts of wastes and toxins building up in the body. Amla juice can help you remove these wastes so as to improve blood circulation.

- Rich vitamin C: This rich content is helpful for boost the patients’ immunity. At the end stage of Chronic Kidney Failure, patients always have poor appetite, resulting in malnutrition and low immunity.

Negative effects

Up to now, there are no reports saying about the adverse effects on kidneys, even long term or large dosage of it. However, you’d better consult your doctor for specific amount that you can take for your own condition.


Even though amla has so many benefits, it cannot solve the underlying problem. For Chronic Kidney Failure with creatinine 5.2 is a situation where dialysis is needed. We treated Kidney Failure by Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). If you want to know more, you can consult our doctors online directly.

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