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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.

Dose Fish Oil Help Lower High Creatinine Level

2013-11-20 14:44

Dose Fish Oil Help Lower High Creatinine LevelFish oild is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which is a good choice for many patients. So, does fish oil help lower high creatinine level?

High Creatinine Level

Creatinine is produced by the muscular metabolism, which should be filtered out of the body by the healthy kidneys. Kidneys work to remove the waste products and extra water in the blood. However, when kidneys are damage, its filtering ability will be lower down. As a result, the creatinien will build up, causing high creatinine level. Thereby, patients with high creatinine level are suggested to take the foods which can release the symptoms of kidney disease or slow down the development of kidney damage.

Does fish oil help lower high creatinine level?

If your high creatinine level is caused by kidney disease, fish oil may be sggested by your doctor, for it may prevent or slow down the development of kidney damage.

Fish oil doesn’t equal liver oil that contain large amounts of vitamin A. Vitamin A is not recommended fr poeple with kidney disease. Fish oil contains omega-3 fatty acids, which has two different types of omega-3 fatty acids: EPA and DHA. Fish oil is suggested for patients with high creatinine level, because it has omega-3 fatty acids which can prevent inflammation in the kidneys, so as to slown down progressive of kidney disease.

As long as the kidney inflammations can be slown down, your kidney damage will be alleviated, which will help your kidneys to remove more creatinine naturally, lowering creatinine level.

However, not all cases with high creatinine level can get a great effect from fish oil, even though most of patients can get a respond from this therapy. If you wanna know whether fish oil works in your medical conditions, you are suggested to leave a message below. We are glad to give you a personalized reply within 48 hours.

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