People with kidney disease are required to have a restricted diet. Can they drink bottle water since it is so common in our daily life and some people even drink it every day.
What properties are contained in bottled water?
Bottle water, always known as mineral water contain abundant minerals as the name implies. The most commonly seen is calcium, magnesium, sulfate and iron. Besides there four minerals, this water also contains sodium, zinc, potassium and chloride.
Can kidney disease patients drink bottles water?
It depends. Before you take bottled water, read the label. Bottled mineral water contains salt which can lead to fluid retention, swelling and even increased blood pressure in susceptible people. Check the label and choose low sodium varieties (less than 30mg sodium per 100ml).
Besides, potassium and calcium are necessary for the body, but they are may be risks for kidney disease patients. You should let your doctor check the potassium and calcium level in the blood to make sure they are within the normal range.
What can I drink with kidney disease?
To sum up, you’d better not drink too much bottle water. You can take some fresh fruit or vegetable juices such as celery, carrot, tomato, lime, coriander, and cranberry juice, etc.
You can also drink some Chinese herbal tea. Dandelion, nettle, plantain herb, ginseng, poria cocos, rhizome of lalang, and chamomile tea can be your choices. But you should let you doctor know what medicines you are taking in case of some interactions.
Even though those above listed suggestions can help you relieve some symptoms, they cannot solve the problem from the root. You can send you test report to firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message below, and our doctor will analyze it so that we can provide you more detailed suggestions.