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    Some Important Points for Patients with Nephrotic Syndrome in Their Diet

    2014-05-19 03:51| Font Size A A A

    Some Important Points for Patients with Nephrotic Syndrome in Their DietNephrotic syndrome is a common condition, which can be caused by many kidney diseases. For patients with Nephrotic Syndrome, their condition can be aggravated obviously if the complications in nephrotic syndrome can not be well controlled.

    As we know, diet is an important aspect for patients with kidney disease to protect their remaining kidney function and improve their condition. In fact, for patients with nephrotic syndrome, there are some important aspects should be considered by them, which can influence their condition obviously.

    1.Appropriate protein:

    It is important for patients with nephrotic syndrome to regulate their protein intake. Protein is a nutrient which is very important for our body health, so patients should guarantee the essential protein intake in their diet. But protein is also a nutrient which can produce lots of metabolic wastes, and that may increase patient’s kidney burden and aggravate patient’s kidney damage. Thereby, patients should have appropriate protein intake in their Diet, but avoid much excess protein. In fact, 0.8g/kg the recommended standard of protein intake for healthy people, and it is also suitable for patients with kidney disease.

    Besides, with the restriction of protein intake, it is necessary for patients to have high-quality protein foods. Patients with nephrotic syndrome often have massive proteinuria, and it may be needed for patients with nephrotic syndrome to increase their protein intake appropriately.

    2.Low sodium:

    High sodium is very dangerous, which can cause and aggravate patient’s hypertension and edema. Hypertension is a complication which can aggravate patient’s kidney damage obviously, and patients with nephrotic syndrome often have obvious edema. Thereby, it is important for patients to have low sodium intake.

    Salt is the main sodium source in our diet, and the recommended salt intake is about 5~8g per day. While for patients with nephrotic syndrome, they may need to reduce their salt intake appropriately.

    3.Moderate calory:

    Moderate calory intake is also very helpful, which can guarantee the need of patient’s body activity. That can reduce the decomposition of protein in patient’s body.

    4.Low fat and cholesterol:

    For patients with nephrotic syndrome, most of them will have hyperlipemia, and that can cause patients to have cardiovascular disease and aggravate patient’s kidney damage.

    It is necessary for patients with nephrotic syndrome to reduce their intake of fat and cholesterol, which can help patients control their condition. It is also necessary for patients to choose foods can provide unsaturated fats to replace the intake of saturated fats, which can be found in fish and some vegetable oils.

    These are some important points that should be considered by patients with nephrotic syndrome in their diet, which can help patients deal with some common and important problems in their body.

    As we know, chronic kidney disease is very dangerous, and patients should do their best to improve their condition. If you have any trouble in dealing with your condition, you can leave us message about your details. We will provide the guidance you need or do what we can to help you.

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