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    Is Fennel Seed Safe for CKD Stage 4 Patients

    2014-12-30 14:30| Font Size A A A

    Is Fennel Seed Safe for CKD Stage 4 PatientsIn our daily life, Adding some spices to the food can make the them more delicious. However, there are many dietary restrictions on diet for patients with CKD Stage 4. Is fennel seed safe for them?

    Now, let’s have a look at the dietary requirement for stage 4 chronic kidney disease patients.

    A person with Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) has advanced kidney damage with a severe decrease in the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) to 15-30ml/min. In the stage, patients will suffer from numerous symptoms and complications like high blood pressure, swelling, massive proteinuria, high cholesterol levels, heart problems, digestive problems and so on. It is like someone with stage 4 CKD will need dialysis or a kidney transplant in the near future.

    Well then, facing so severe conditions, is fennel seed safe for CKD Stage 4 patients?

    Of course. Fennel seed is safe for kidney disease patients. Because the spice can help patients do the following things. If you do have anything unclear, please mail to or leave your question or illness condition below and we will do our best to help you.

    1. Lower high blood pressure

    As a natural diuretic, fennel seeds help flush out excessive water from the body through the kidney. By reducing fluid content fennel causes a reduction in arterial blood pressure, without altering the heart and respiratory rates.

    2. Fluid retention

    Since fennel seeds have the ability to flush out excess fluid from the body, they can help relieve the symptoms of edema or swelling, a condition that causes fluid accumulation in the body.

    3. Anemia

    Iron, chief constituent of haemoglobin and an amino acid Histidine that stimulates production of haemoglobin besides forming other components of blood, present in fennel seeds help treatment of anemia.

    4. Solve digestive problems

    Fennel seeds may help prevent the formation of gas and facilitate the expulsion of flatulence in the digestive tract by relaxing the intestines. You can chew the seeds to relieve bloating.

    Meanwhile, there are some thing that you should know.

    1.Women with estrogen dependant cancers, like breast cancer, should avoid it

    2.Pregnant women should avoid it.

    3.Don’t eat fennel seeds at one time.

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