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Can Fenugreek Leaves Be Given To A Diabetic Kidney Disease Patient

2015-12-28 03:36

Can Fenugreek Leaves Be Given To A Diabetic Kidney Disease PatientFenugreek is used as an herb, spice and vegetable. Fenugreek is a rich reservoir of medicinal properties that impart many health benefits. Well then, can fenugreek leaves be given to a diabetic kidney disease patient?

First, it is ok for a diabetic kidney disease patient to be given fenugreek leaves.

The galactomannan, a natural soluble fiber present in fenugreek slows down the rate of sugar absorption into blood. In this respect, fenugreek leaves help control blood sugar levels. This is good for diabetic kidney disease patients to prevent further kidney damage. What’s more, Traditional Chinese Medicine recommends fenugreek for patients suffering from various kidney conditions.

Second, fenugreek leaves have other health benefits for diabetic kidney disease patients.

1. Relieve constipation

Constipation and diarrhea are common complications in kidney disease. Fenugreek leaves make it helpful in treating constipation and diarrhea, while also relieving minor indigestion.

2. Reduce cardiovascular risk

Cardiovascular disease is a leading killer in kidney disease. Patients should reduce the cardiovascular risk and mortality rate. Funegreek contains 25% galatomannan. This is a type of natural soluble fiber which can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

3. Treat fever

Some kidney disease patients may suffer from fever. To treat a fever, simply consume one to two teaspoon of fenugreek seeds three times a day along with an herbal tea such as green tea with a teaspoon of honey and lemon juice.

Although fenugreek has so many health benefits, it does not mean all diabetic kidney disease patients can eat fenugreek. If eating it improperly, fenugreek can cause nausea, gastrointestinal discomforts like diarrhea and/or gas. Always check with your doctor.

In addition to paying attention to diet, a diabetic kidney disease patient also needs to take medical treatment to repair injured kidney tissues and improve kidney function. This can achieved by Chinese Medicine treatments like Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, Acupuncture and Steaming therapy, etc. Different illness condition may require different treatment. You can send your medical reports to kidneycares@hotmail.com. Our kidney experts will choose proper treatment for you according to your illness condition.

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