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Is Coconut Milk OK for Dialysis

2013-05-20 09:20

coconut milk, dialysisThere is a restrictive diet for dialysis patients. As for those people who like drinking coconut milk, they are eager to know that whether coconut milk is ok for dialysis patients. Now let’s talk about this issue.

If your kidneys are not working properly, potassium may build up in your blood. Regular blood tests will check your potassium level. Careful attention to your diet will help to reduce high potassium levels. High levels of potassium are very dangerous, and may cause your heart to beat irregularly and even stop beating. While coconut milk or cream, fresh coconut belongs to high potassium foods, so they should not be eaten when your potassium levels are high.

Also it is very important for dialysis patients to maintain a healthy heart and blood vessels. Eating the right kinds of fats and oils can help. Remember choose a polyunsaturated or monounsaturated fat if using fat as these are best for your cholesterol levels. Saturated fats like coconut and palm oils, butter, ghee, dripping, lard, etc increase your cholesterol and so should be avoided.

About the diet for dialysis patients, there is no a certain food that dialysis patients should avoid strictly, it depends on what their test reports say. If you still want to know more about your diet suggestions, you can send us more about your condition to kidney-support@hotmail.com.

Anyway, dialysis is not a long-term method for kidney disease patients. It only partially replaces the functions of the kidneys. Patients will notice the decreased urine output after a period of time of taking dialysis, which indicates the continue loss of kidney function. Nowadays, more and more dialysis patients decide to stop dialysis, as some of them have to bear the complications of dialysis. Experts say dialysis will not be stopped immediately, but the dialysis frequency is reduced gradually through a real treatment which can save kidneys by repairing kidney damage and recovering kidney function. What do you think of your dialysis treatment, you can tell us more about your condition, we are here to help.

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