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Should Nephrotic Syndrome Patients Drink Wheatgrass To Help

2015-03-18 02:58

Should Nephrotic Syndrome Patients Drink Wheatgrass To HelpDoes wheatgrass help nephrotic syndrome (NS)? Nephrotic syndrome is a condition that involves damage to the kidneys. In this condition the kidney are not able to filter excess water and wastes from the blood. They cannot regulate blood pressure and secrete enough hormones to maintain normal body works. Wheatgrass is a complete food and an excellent source of vitamin C, E, K and B complex, etc. Can patients with nephrotic syndrome drink wheat grass?

The answer is yes. Wheatgrass has many health benefits.

Wheatgrass can alleviate anemia.

Anemia is a common complication of kidney disease. Weatgrass contains high levels of iron which makes it a great blood builder, increasing red blood cells count. It regenerates and reactivates the red blood cells and supplies fresh oxygen to the body.

Wheatgrass is good for diabetes.

The ability to regulate blood sugar level makes this green juice a suitable drink for diabetics.

Wheatgrass lowers high blood pressure.

High blood pressure is a leading cause of kidney disease. High quality chlorophyll from wheatgrass has been found to be beneficial in lowering high blood pressure.

Wheatgrass promotes blood circulation.

If patients with nephrotic syndrome drink wheatgrass juice regularly and moderately, blood circulation can be promoted and blood vessels can be expanded. Renal hypoxia and ischemia state in this situation can be alleviated.

Wheatgrass juice in general is helpful for nephrotic syndrome patients. However, it does not mean all patients can drink this juice. Wheatgrass is high in potassium and phosphorus, so patients with kidney disease should not drink too much. This is because much intake of potassium and phosphorus is harmful to kidney function by putting more burdens on kidneys.

Whether you can drink wheatgrass juice depends on your medical conditions. If you want to learn more information about Nephrotic Syndrome, you can leave a message to kidneycares@hotmail.com or consult our online doctor directly. We will reply you as soon as possible.

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