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Is There Food I Can Eat To Get My Kidneys Working Again
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
Renal diets: A low sodium diet is often recommended for kidney patients but, if kidney disease is moderate to severe, additional restrictions may be needed. Your health care provider may be able refer you to a local dietitian for education. Online organizations, such as the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) often provide free information - including recipes. Check out the NKF at www.kidney.org ...Read more
What could cause potassium deficiency. I eat healthy food but level is 3.0. I have to eat 6 bananas a day to get it to 3.6. Any kidney/health problems?
Potassium: Potassium deficiency is caused by HCTZ diuretic, which you take. If you have aldosterone excess, you will be potassium deficient also. Ask your doctor to check serum aldosterone level. HCT is promoting potassium loss. Low potassium causes muscle weakness and cramps and cardiac rhythm disturbances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is 5.2mm stone in my kidney. How i can remove this .. Which medicine i take for this .. Which food i can eat and donot eat?
Kidney stone: This size kidney stone can shrink or it can grow. To get this to shrink, you must follow a very careful diet and fluid plan. Essential components are: drink 4 liters per day; drink at least one quart of strong lemonade per day; eat very little salt; minimize animal protein; add 4 servings of tropical fruit per day; avoid tea, chocolate, spinach, kale, okra, rhubarb (all rich in oxalate). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diabetic eating: Vacation should not stop you from eating properly as you would if not on vacation. Always eat vegetables, fruit, lean meat, and salads. ...Read more
My boyfriend has kidney stones he doesnt know what kind he has if they are oxlataes or acid ones what type of foods can he eat and not eat ?
Water: The most important thing is to drink plenty of water and lemonade throughout the day (more than 2.5-3 liters), maintain a low salt and a balanced diet. Cutting down animal protein also can help. Next time he passes a stone, make sure he tries to retrieve it to get it analyzed. A 24 hour urine collection for a stone panel also may help identify some of the problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi few weeks ago i had a bloodtest doctor said your kidney function is low it's 26% i got jst 1 kidney wht prcaustion i need & wht kind of food i eat?
Solitary kidney: Your single kidney is 50 percent impaired. So it is at risk to lose more function. YourBP must be 120-130/70-78 all the time. Eat a strict diet of low salt, low saturated fat, low phosphate, low potassium, foods. Be modest with animal protein - only 4 oz per day maximum. See a dietitian. Precisely diet should be 2000 mg sodium, 2000mg potassium, 800 mg phosphate, 50 gram protein. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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