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What Diet Can Be Used to Lower High Creatinine Level in PKD

2014-08-18 16:52

For PKD patients, high creatinine level is very common in inspection report. Maybe you are still puzzled about the reason why creatinine level rises. Next, we will give you the answer. For high creatinine level, early treatment can help you avoid further damage. Except medicine treatment, dietotherapy also plays very important role in lower high creatinine level in PKD. Then, what diet can be used to lower high creatinine level in PKD? Please see the following.

First, let us know about the reason why creatinine level rises for PKD patients.

PKD(Polycystic Kidney Disease) is a genetic disease characterized by the growth of numerous cysts in the kidneys. As time goes on, these cysts can oppress kidney tissues and damage the nephron. As you can imagine, damaged kidneys can fail to work and the function of removing metabolic products also will decrease. Thus, the excess creatinine will accumulate in blood. When the creatinine level in blood is higher than normal, we call it high creatinine level. And in general, the higher the creatinine level means the worse the renal function.

Then what diet can be used to lower high creatinine level in PKD?

Because the high creatinine level in PKD is caused by the damaged kidney, the foods good to kidneys can contribute to lowering high creatinine level. In general, the dietary requirement of high creatinine level in PKD should be low-protein, low fat, high vitamins. Low protein means that the patients should eat small amount of protein, but the protein should be high quality, and best foods have lean meat, white egg, fish. Why you are advised to take low salt diet, because much salt intake can contribute to the growth of kidney cysts, swelling, high blood pressure, besides, it also can increase the work of kidneys and damage the kidneys. Besides, you also need to avoid stimulating foods, cigarette and alcohol.

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