FSGS is a common autoimmune disease, also a common type of nephrotic syndrome. Protein in urine can be a common clinical manifestation. Corresponding western medications will be commonly used to help eliminate proteinuria. Besides, healthy diet is also very necessary and important. However can FSGS patients eat lotus root? Now follow us to find the answer.
Lotus root grows submerged in the mud of tropical ponds. The lotus blossoms, as well as its leaves, roots, stems and seeds are delicious and valuable medicinal foods. The roots and seeds are more readily available.
FSGS patients are allowed to eat lotus root, that is because lotus root can help FSGS patients increase kidney energy, neutralizes toxins, enriches the blood and nurtures the heart. What is more, lotus root is beneficial for lung related ailments, diarrhea and nosebleeds. Lotus tea is an excellent medicinal beverage made from powdered, dried lotus root. It is useful for coughing and congestion, and builds overall health and specifically strengthens the heart, lungs, kidneys and digestive system.
From the perspective of traditional Chinese medicine, lotus root can be used to help patients with FSGS or other types of kidney diseases nourish kidney and enrich Yin. Here is a brief recipes that you can have a try:
Ingredients: dried lily bulb powder (1000g), dried lotus root powder (500g). Method: add one tablespoon of lily bulb powder and one tablespoon of lotus root powder in half glass of cold water; add rock sugar to taste, drink once daily.
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Here we have to say that some cases do not respond to the steroids drugs and immunosuppressive agents well, which increases the risk for kidney failure. If you would like to know more about other treatment options for FSGS, you can also contact us by the way you like, we are glad to help.
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