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    Can Someone in Dialysis Drink Coffee

    2014-10-14 06:44| Font Size A A A

    Can Someone in Dialysis Drink CoffeeCan someone in dialysis drink coffee? We all know that dialysis patients should be cautious when they choose some foods and beverages. Nowadays, more and more people prefer drinking a cup of coffee as a stimulation in the morning or night. Well then, is coffee safe to drink for dialysis patients?

    Some people who are diagnosed with Kidney Failure or End Stage Renal Disease may need to rely on dialysis to sustain their life.

    Now, let’s have a look at nutrients of coffee.

    Coffee has many benefits to human body. It contains certain nutrients which are good to skin. Coffee consumptions is correlated to a reduced risk of cancer, such as oral, esophageal and pharyngeal cancer. Some compounds in coffee have antioxidative effect and potentially reduce oxidative cell damage.

    Then, can someone in dialysis drink coffee?

    I’m afraid not. Namely, coffee is not a good option for patients on dialysis. Why? The following contents which can be reference to you.

    Too much caffeine

    Generally speaking, dialysis patients should avoid intake much caffeine which can cause the further kidney damage, making renal failure worse.

    Rich in minerals like protein, potassium, salt and so on.

    Coffee can exacerbate renal failure and increase the risks of dialysis caused by increases in cholesterol levels and proteinuria, or excess amounts of protein in urine. In addition, high potassium level in blood can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease which is a significant death cause of people on dialysis.

    Diuretic property

    High creatinine level can be worsened. This is because coffee has diuretic property to increase urine output and cause dehydrate.

    Center irritative ingredients

    Some certain ingredients in coffee keep you awake even in the night, which can aggravate fatigue and tiredness.

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