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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.

What Fruit Can Help Lower High Creatinine Level for PKD

2013-07-15 11:02

Fruit Can Help Lower High Creatinine Level for PKDGenerally, people with Polycystic Kidney Disease won’t have elevated serum creatinine level until more than 50% of kidney function loses. Once this abnormal blood test occurs, the patients must first want to know what fruit can help lower high creatinine level for PKD?

Normally, our kidney is responsible to remove wastes including creatinine from the body. However, if some of renal cysts grows too big or one of them ruptures, they are more likely to damage the surrounding kidney tissues. When large part of kidney function is lost, too much wastes will build up in the blood and high creatinine level appears spontaneously. From the above analysis, we can know improving kidney function and increasing the kidney filtering rate is the effective treatment to reduce elevated creatinine level, so fruits that are helpful to improve kidney function are suitable for these patients.

According to the research of Turkey, kidney disease patients with high creatinine level should have more foods rich in A, vitamin B2, vitamin B3 and vitamin C. Fresh fruits especially ones rich in vitamin C are a good choice for PKD patients to protect their kidney function and lower high creatinine level. Here we recommend three fruits: kiwi fruit, cranberry and pomegranate.

Kiwi fruit, also call the King of fruits, is quiet high in vitamin C. In addition, it also contains very other minerals that our body need to fight against disease. Cranberry or cranberry juice both can help prompt normal kidney functions, increase the rate of kidney filtering waste and prevent kidney stones and urinary tract infections, so does pomegranate.

What fruit can help lower high creatinine level for PKD? I believe all of us have known a general answer. If you still can’t make sure whether some certain fruit is good for you, you can consult the kidney experts online.

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