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Can A Renal Compromised Patient Take Ginseng

2015-07-23 03:39

Can A Renal Compromised Patient Take GinsengCan a renal compromised patient take ginseng? Ginseng is a traditional Chinese herb and has been used to treat a variety of health problems. Is ginseng good for kidney disease patients?

Yes, ginseng is good for kidney disease patients from the following aspects:

1. Relieve fatigue

Fatigue is a common symptom of kidney disease. The fatigue can be caused by lots of toxins in blood, reduced red blood cells and lack of oxygen. Ginseng helps improve energy levels to relieve or eliminate fatigue.

2. Treat diabetes

Diabetes is a leading cause of kidney damage. Ginseng has been used in the treatment of type II diabetes. Several studies have found that Ginseng can lower blood sugar levels in patients with diabetes.

3. Strengthen the immune system

Ginseng is used in herbal medicine to boost the body’s immune system. It strengthens the immune system. With strong immunity, patients are able to fight against infection, bacteria and viruses so as to reduce further kidney damage.

4. Anti-inflammatory properties

Ginseng contains seven constituent ginsenocides which possess immune-suppressive effects. This also stops further damages on kidneys.

5. Regulate blood pressure

Kidneys have the function of keeping fluid and sodium balance and secreting renin. When they are damaged, they fail to function normally. Ginseng is one famous nourishing medicine that is able to regulate blood pressure and restore cardiac function.

Although ginseng has the above benefits, patients also need to pay attention to the dosage of this herb. If you take ginseng too much, it may cause insomnia and hypertension that may worsen patients’ illness condition to some extent. If you want to take ginseng to improve your health condition,you had better consult your doctor or our online doctor firstly.

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