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Why Kidney Failure Patients should Keep Low-Potassium Diet

2014-08-29 03:18

Why Kidney Failure Patients should Keep Low-Potassium DietIt is known that after people get Kidney Failure, doctors always recommend them to keep low-potassium diet, but few people know the reasons. Experts said that is in order to prevent Hyperkalemia, which will make the disease more complex and may threaten the patient’s life.

When Hyperkalemia is easy to happen ?

According to the research, this complication is easy occurred in the advanced phase of Kidney Failure, that is mean, after the kidney damaged seriously, even the urine output decreased greatly, then the potassium can not be excreted timely and accumulate in the body formed into Hyperkalemia.

Weather all the people with Kidney Failure should keep low-potassium diet ?

In fact, it is needless. In the early stage of this disease, although the kidney function has declined in some degree but it still can discharge the potassium. In order to supply enough nutrition to the body and enhance immunity, doctors recommend patient not to limit the foods with potassium. So not all the people with this disease should keep low-potassium, you should make diet plan according to your own condition. If you are the person with swelling, you should control salt and water intake. If you are the person with proteinuria, you should keep low-protein diet. So you’d better make a diet plan with the help of your nutritionist or our online doctor.

Doctors remind you, a fit diet can help you to get better, but if you want to cure the disease, a proper systematic treatment is necessary. If you still have other questions about Kidney Failure, such as treatment or diet, you can leave messages or email us with your detailed informations. We will reply you as soon as possible with the advices you want for free. Our email: kidney-support@hotmail.com.

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