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Will poria cocos Reduce Potassium in Blood

2014-07-06 06:19

Will poria cocos Reduce Potassium in BloodIf you know the effects of high potassium level in the blood, you must want to know what can reduce the excessive potassium. Many traditional Chinese medicine have significant effect to lower high potassium level in blood. poria cocos is such an effective herb.

What is poris coco?

poria cocos and kidney disease.

poria cocos is also called poria, and it is one of traditional herbal medicines and lives on the root of pine tree. It looks like sweet potato and has black scarfskin. It has been used for a variety of diseases. In recent years, kidney experts detect it not only good for kidney, but also effective on treating some kidney diseases.

How does poria cocos reduce potassium level?

1. Enhance kidney function

Many kidney diseases will lower the kidney function, thus leading to many symptoms and complications. If the disease progress into kidney failure, patients have to accept dialysis and kidney transplant. Due to lowered kidney function, the kidney fail to keep the electrolyte balance of the body so you will se abnormal level of sodium, potassium and phosphorous level in the blood. High level od potassium will possibly cause abnormal heart rhythm, sore and painful muscles, fatigue, chills, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea,etc. However, proria coco can improve kidney function so as to discharge the excessive potassium in the blood.

2. Increase urine output

Meanwhile, poria cocos, as a natural diuretic, it can help patients alleviate the symptoms of swelling and oliguria. Since it can improve renal tubular reabsorption function, the correct use of poria cocos can increase urine volume and at the same time the output of sodium and potassium.

3. Other benefits

Poria cocos also have many other functions. The bases of poria cocos is high pachyman which has effects to many bacterium; reduce gastric acid, prevent peptic ulcer; obvious protect function of liver injury; antineoplastic; regulate immunologic function in many aspects; reduce white cell, which caused by chemotherapy; sedation; reduce blood sugar and so on.

However, before using it, you should make sure the correct dose, otherwise, it may cause some side effects.

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