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Does Turmeric Worsen Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease

2014-03-25 13:59

Does Turmeric Worsen Stage 4 Chronic Kidney DiseaseIs turmeric bad for stage 4 chronic kidney disease? Turmeric is a yellow-orange spice widely used in Indian cooking. In traditional Chinese medicines and ayurveda, turmeric has long been used to treat a range of health problems. Health claims for turmeric include treatment such as diabetes, anti-inflammation, antioxidant and cardiovascular disease and so on. From this light, turmeric will not worsen stage 4 CKD. On the contrary, it will do some benefits for kidney disease patients. What are the health benefits for kidney disease patients?

1. Reduce the risk for type 2 diabetes

Tests have shown that curcumin is able to help keep blood sugar in control, and in turn, reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is a leading factor for chronic kidney disease. In this case, if patients consume turmeric properly and moderately, the occurrence time of CKD may be delayed or prevented.

2. Alleviate osteoporosis in kidney disease patients

Bone problems like bone fracture, osteoporosis are often to be seen in kidney disease patients due to lower calcium level in their body. In a 2010 study, researchers showed that turmeric may also help prevent bone loess resulting from osteoporosis. It does a great help for kidney disease patients.

3. Benefits for pro-inflammatory chronic disease that include lupus, pulmonary, cardiovascular and autoimmune disease

An immune system breakdown is able to cause various infections and autoimmune diseases including systemic lupus erythromatosis, type 1 diabetes. Herbal medicines may be used to treat these autoimmune diseases since they are safe and produce very few side effects. Curcumin are through dietary consumption to treat autoimmune disease.

From the above information, turmeric will not worsen stage 4 CKD. However, in high doses and taken for a long periods, turmeric may cause nausea, diarrhea and indigestion. We do not know your illness conditions at present, so if you want to know if it is safe for you to take turmeric, you can send your test reports to kidneycares@hotmai.com or describe your condition to our online experts. And after analyzing your condition, we will tell you how many doses you can intake and whether it is safe for you or not.

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