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    Is Coffee OK for Anyone with FSGS

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    Is Coffee OK for Anyone with FSGSCoffee is a kind of very popular drink in the world, especially in western countries, because it can bring many benefits for our health. But for people with FSGS (focal segmental glomerulous sclerosis, they have to reconsider whether they can drink coffee or not.

    FSGS is a kind of common primary glomerular disease that may be caused by several causes. In clinic, it is characterized by the symptoms of Nephrotic Syndrome. In order to protect remaining kidney function, patients are mostly suggested to take effective treatments so as to stop or at least control the progression of illness condition. Meanwhile, patients are asked to develop a scientific and healthy diet in their daily life.

    Well then, is coffee OK for anyone with FSGS?

    Coffee indeed is rich in many healthy benefits for human body. It can do the following things.

    1. The greatest use of coffee is to eliminate drowsiness and help workers keep awake. During a working day, it can help relieve the fatigue and increase energy.

    2. Coffee also can be used as a diuretic which can help the damaged kidneys discharge extra wastes and toxins from the body.

    3. In addition, coffee also can be used to regulate heart functions and dilate blood vessels.

    4. Some researches show three cups of coffee per day is good for preventing gallstones.

    However, although it has so many nutrients to the body health, it may not contribute to FSGS kidney disease after all. Why? You can find the answer from the following the contents.

    1. Coffee is a good source of caffeine which experience metabolism in the liver and kidneys. Too much caffeine may stimulate the damaged kidneys and aggravate the kidney disease, which is not good for recovery of renal functions for those that have kidney problems. In addition, intake of coffee may increase the risk of dying from CVD (cardiovascular disease).

    2. Potassium is also a mineral in the coffee, which is bad for patients with severe kidney damage. Because the damage kidneys fail to eliminate extra potassium from the blood

    3. Drinking coffee can cause patients’ heart beat to be faster, blood pressure much higher and usually is not good for controlling their illness condition. Meanwhile, it is also bad for controlling blood sugar level.

    All above, we can see that coffee is not an ideal choice for patients with FSGS. If you have any questions, please email us to or leave a message below directly

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