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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.

Stage 5 Kidney Failure: What Foods Are Good for Cleansing

2014-11-27 10:08

Stage 5 Kidney Failure: What Foods Are Good for CleansingIn Stage 5 Chronic Kidney Failure, or End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), the kidneys cannot remove wastes, balance body fluids, and form urine adequately. Some foods can help the cleanse the kidneys.

Foods to cleanse your kidneys

●Water. Staying hydrated and keeping urine dilutes is important for keeping your kidneys healthy. Since in Stage 5 Chronic Kidney Failure the kidneys are difficult to main fluid balance, water intake should be closely monitored by your doctor.

● Lemon juice. You can add to your water half a cup lemon juice a day. You can also use apple cider vinegar instead of lemon.

● Berries. Berries are rich in antioxidants and contain rich vitamins that are good sources of you body.

● Cucumber. This super vegetable has been recognized as a good source vitamins and water. This can help refresh the body keep your body hydrated.

● Apple

Apple is rich in antioxidants and fiber and have anti-inflammatory compounds which can improve kidney function.

● Pumpkin seeds

Pumpkin seeds are very good for the kidneys as they are wonderfully rich in a number of antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. Pumpkin seeds can promote healthy kidney function by reducing the risk of kidney stones.

To sum up, fresh vegetables and fruits are good to be added in your diet. However, Stage 5 Chronic Kidney Failure is the most serious stage, you cannot simply depend on diet for treating your kidney disease. In general, dialysis is suggested, but it is not the best choice.

Natural treatment for Stage 5 Chronic Kidney Failure

Since dialysis just do parts of the work of the kidneys, its effects are limited. What’s more, many adverse effects have been reported during dialysis. Therefore, I recommend you to take traditional Chinese herbs along with western medicines. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is more natural and can help enhance kidney function. If you want to know more details, you can leave a message below.

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