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Foods to Avoid with High Creatinine Level

2013-09-15 18:07

Foods to Avoid with High Creatinine Level Generally, creatinine level can be used to measure kidney function, and the normal range is 0.5-1.1 for women and 0.6-1.2 for men. For patients presenting high creatinine level, they should realize that diet can affect creatinine level to some extent, then what are the foods should be avoided?

1. Foods with high protein

Too much intake of protein can aggravate the burden of kidneys and quicken kidney damage. Therefore, it is suggested that patients should obey a moderate high quality protein diet, foods like egg, milk and fish can cause less strain on kidneys. But they remember the quantity should be limited. Due to different kidney functions, the amount of protein varies. How much protein can you consume? It depends on your illness condition. You can chat with our online doctor for a professional advice.

2. Too much intake of meat

Creatinine is a product of our muscles and the meat eaten by us during daily diet. We can choose to eat less meat, so that it will be beneficial for patients to control high creatinine level.

3. Foods with high potassium and phosphorus

People with high creatinine level can be associated with high potassium and phosphorus foods easily. Foods that are low in phosphorus can be good choices for them: such as, potatoes, cabbage, lettuce, onions and tomatoes and so on.

4. High sodium foods

When kidney disease occurs, it is likely to cause retention of fluids and sodium. For example, canned foods should be avoided.

The above-parts are general diet plan for patients with high creatinine level, as the illness condition varies, this plan may not be suitable for all the patients. If you want to know the exact food lists, you can leave us a message below and describe your illness condition briefly. We will reply you as soon as possible.

Finally, you should realize that diet alone is not enough to cannot control high creatinine level and proper treatments should be taken. Any information about our specialized therapy at PKD clinic, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, you can click here “ What is Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy”.

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