What foods not to eat when creatinine level is high? We all know that a healthy diet plays an important role in protecting the kidney functions and remitting some symptoms. Now let us see patients can do to prevent the high creatinine in their daily life.
Creatinine, the metabolism wastes of muscle, is supposed to be filtrated by the kidneys, however, when people are the attacked by kidney disease, with the low GFR, their creatinine would be high. Creatinine is the common kidney function indicators, generally speaking, its level would be kept in the safe level if the working kidney function is more than 50% of the whole, in another word, we would like to say, once the creatinine is higher than normal level, renal insufficient occur. At this time, a series complications and symptoms bothered patients, some foods are forbidden for patients such as:
High protein foods. Foods such as bean and bean products contain rich protein which would increase the kidney metabolism burden and cause protein urine, leading to further kidney function decline and high creatinine.
High sodium foods. Some people like the heavy flavor such as pickle foods, processed foods and high salt foods. However, these foods are rich in sodium, which would worsen the edema condition and causing metabolism burden of kidneys.
High phosphorus foods. All most of foods contain phosphorus, especially in fruits, the high phosphorus level can cause many complications such as low calcium and secretion PTH showing as symptoms such as skin itching, poor appetite, muscle cramp and bone disease. So patients should choose the low phosphorus foods.
Except the daily diet, the treatment is the key to lower the creatinine level. Traditional Chinese Treatment is focus on expending blood vessels, promoting blood circulation to remove blood clots and cleaning toxins in blood to improving the GFR and lower the creatinine from root.
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