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Can I Consume Bitter Gourd Juice In CKD Stage 3

2015-11-04 02:21

Can I Consume Bitter Gourd Juice In CKD Stage 3Bitter gourd can be consumed in various ways like drinking its juice, pickle or using it in recipes. We all know chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage 3 patients should follow a healthy diet, which is able to slow down its progression or relieve its related symptoms. Well then, is bitter gourd juice good for patients with CKD stage 3?

Regular intake of this bitter guard juice has some well-known health benefits:

1. Manage diabetes

Diabetes is a common ailment that affects many people today. Besides, it is also a leading cause of kidney disease. Regular intake of bitter gourd helps prevent the rise of blood sugar levels. It also helps cure insulin resistance without taking any external medications. Kidney disease caused by diabetes can be prevented.

2. Cure constipation

Constipation is often experienced by kidney disease patients. Regular consumption of bitter gourd juice helps cure constipation naturally.

3. Good for the heart

Heart disease is a major complication in kidney disease. Most kidney disease patients die from heart disease more than kidney disease itself. Therefore, a healthy heart is very important for renal patients. Bitter gourd juice is good for the heart in many ways. It helps reduce the bad cholesterol levels which clog the arterial walls and thereby reduced the chances of heart attacks. What’s more, it is known to lower the blood sugar levels that help maintain a good heart health.

Although being a very healthy drink, bitter gourd juice should only be consumed in small quantity every day because this drink may result in nausea and abdominal pains if consumed in high amounts. Moreover, if you have high potassium level in blood, you should avoid drinking this juice. In addition, the key point for CKD stage 3 is to repair injured kidney tissues and improve kidney function. Kidney function can be improved by Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and other Chinese medicine treatments like Medicated Bath, Medicinal Soup, Mai Kang Mixture and enema therapy. If you want to know detailed information, you can leave us a message below or send us an email to kidneycares@hotmail.com. We will reply you as soon as possible.

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