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Is Sprite Okay To Drink If On Dialysis

2015-10-19 08:17

Is Sprite Okay To Drink If On DialysisAs a kidney disease patient, you know that what you intake is critically important to your health outcomes. Sprite is the most popular lemon-lime soda manufactured by coca-cola. Is sprite okay to drink if you are on dialysis?

Sprite and Kidney Disease 

Sprite is rich in vitamin C and flavonoids. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient for the repair of body’s tissues and bones. Flavonoids can help prevent various diseases like heart disease and kidney failure. Besides, with its high amount of dietary fiber, lime juice is a healthy choice for diabetes patients as it does not cause a dramatic spike in blood sugar levels. This antioxidant drink also helps digestion and weight loss, promotes healthy bowel movements, as well as provides relief from constipation. From this, we can sprite is okay to drink if you are on dialysis. But you should limit the amount you drink.

However, not all patients on dialysis can drink sprite. Sprite is also high in potassium, which is important for the healthy functioning of your brain and nervous system. But as for kidney disease patients, they often experience high potassium in blood due to declined kidney function. In this condition, sprite should be avoided or limited.

Which drinks are beneficial to kidney disease patients?

Kidney disease patients can enjoy flavoring their water with a touch of squeezed lemon or lime juice, refreshing drink as well as other low phosphorus, carbohydrate and calorie drinks or drink mixes. In order to be safety, you should consult your doctor before consuming any drink.

In addition, if you still pass urine, it is possibility for you to reduce dialysis frequency or avoid dialysis. How to achieve this? Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy can help achieve this purpose. This therapy is a herbal-based therapy and used externally. Patients just need to lie on the bed to take this treatment. Two bags filled with micronized herbs are placed on patients’ kidney area. With the help of osmosis device, the active ingredients in Chinese herbs can come to kidney lesion directly. Through dilating blood vessels, prevent inflammation and coagulation, degrading extracellular matrix and providing necessary nutrients, it helps repair injured kidney tissues and improve kidney function. As long as kidney function is improved, it is more likely for you to reduce dialysis frequency or avoid dialysis. Want to get more information about this therapy, please leave us a message below or send an email to kidneycares@hotmail.com. We will reply you as soon as possible.

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