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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.

Are Grapes Good or Bad for Kidney Disease Patients with Gout

2015-04-18 05:32

Are Grapes Good or Bad for Kidney Disease Patients with GoutGout is a type of arthritis in which excess uric acid crystals form in the joints, causing inflammation and pain. It occurs in kidney disease patients due to the damaged kidney function. Are grapes good or bad for kidney disease patients with gout.

Effects of grapes on kidney disease patients with gout

Grapes are high in alkalines which lessen the acidity of uric acid and aid in its elimination from the body. What’s more, grapes contain a moderate level of oxalate per serving. Therefore, it is good for reducing the risk of developing kidney stone. Any questions, please email to, and our experts will reply you within 24 hours.

Dietary recommendations for kidney disease patients with gout

● Grapes-Black grapes and red grapes are good choices for kidney disease patients with gout.

● Garlic-Eat several cloves of raw garlic daily. Mince the garlic and add it to black cherry juice for a potent remedy.

● Hawthorn is high in anthocyanosides and flavonoids, which are helpful in overcoming gout.

● Parsley-It acts as a natural diuretic.

● Apple cider vinegar (ACV)-Add some rose hips to vinegar and boil; dab on affected area. You may need to apply this mixture several times a day for a few weeks. The vinegar changes the blood pH so that the crystals will go into solution and be excreted.

Herbal remedies

Medicated Bath. In our hospital, this method is one of the commonly used method for kidney disease patients. We add some traditional Chinese herbs into the warm water. They can expand blood vessels and fight against inflammation. Patients who take this method sweat a lot, which is help them eliminating the waste (including uric acid) in the blood and tissues.

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. It is an external application used on bilateral Shenshu acupoint. Patients can see both short-term effect and long-term effect. Any questions, please leave a message below.

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