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Can I Drink Lime As A CKD Stage 3 Patient

2015-11-22 07:42

Can I Drink Lime As A CKD Stage 3 PatientWhen you are diagnosed with stage 3 chronic kidney disease (CKD), you need to do some changes in your daily diet. Limes help your skin look younger and are good for overall health. Well, can a stage 3 CKD patient drink lime?

Do you want to know health benefits of lime? Here we go:

1. Ease constipation

CKD Stage 3 patients often experience constipation. Lime is said to be helpful in easing constipation. Besides, an overdose of lime juice with salt also acts as an excellent purgative without any side effects, therefore providing relief from constipation.

2. Diabetes

If your kidney disease is caused by long term of diabetes, the first step should manage diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association, limes and other citrus fruits are considered a diabetes super food. The high soluble fiber in limes helps regulate the body’s absorption of sugar into the bloodstream, reducing the occurrence of blood sugar spikes that can increase the risk to diabetic patients.

3. Heart health

Kidney disease patients should protect their heart. Antioxidants like vitamin C are often related with a reduced risk of heart attack and heart disease. Foods with anti-inflammatory properties are also able to support the cardiovascular system. Lime is such a food that can protect your heart.

In addition, lime is also good for boosting immunity, skin care, managing blood pressure and fever. However, it does not mean all patients can drink lime juice. Because some properties within limes is bad for kidney health if patients suffer from some symptoms. For example, if you have high potassium in blood, you are not suggested to drink too much lime juice because lime contains high potassium.

Of course, besides kidney-friendly food, kidney disease patients also need to take medical treatment-Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. This therapy treats kidney problem from the root through repairing injured kidneys and improving kidney function. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is recognized by more and more patients. About more information, you can leave us a message below or consult our online doctor directly. We will reply you as soon as possible.

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