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Can Lemon Juice Help Kidney Failure

lemon juice, kidney failureCan lemon juice help Kidney Failure? As we all know, a healthy and reasonable diet will be required, when the condition develops Kidney Failure. If you are a lemon lover, you are bond to care about such a question.

For Kidney Failure patients, they should know that the dietary requirements made for them are based on their specific condition and test reports. Take lemon juice for example, it is also not suitable to all the patients with Kidney Failure. Lemon juice has a high content of vitamin C and some vitamin B complex, it is extremely beneficial in combating joint pains and gout. Apart from it, lemon juice can help Kidney Failure in some ways.

In high uric acid levels

High uric acid is a common symptom of Kidney Failure, to reduce uric acid levels, stop drinking tea and start taking lemon juice of 1 or 2 lemons in a glass of tepid or cool water, first thing in the morning on empty stomach. It will immediately act on the kidneys to flush out the excess uric acid, which helps prevent gout effectively.

In constipation

Take juice of 1 lemon in a glass of hot water at bedtime.

In headache

Cut a lemon into 2 halves and warm these halves on fire one by one and give fomentation on the forehead with these warm lemon halves, which can help relieve headache instantly for Kidney Failure patients. Another way to relieve headache immediately is to make black tea and squeeze juice of 1 lemon in it and drink it hot.

Lemon juice can also help Kidney Failure patients cope with digestive problems, anemia, bleeding gums and so on. Though lemon juice has so many advantages, if Kidney Failure patients are on dialysis, it will be different. That is because suggestions on water intake is usually given to dialysis patients, especially when they experience decreased urine output, sometimes, the water intake is strictly limited if condition is severe.

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