Watermelon is the king of fruits. Any one who don’t like it? For healthy people, watermelon can be taken freely and help the body remove wastes. However, can watermelon be helpful for Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)?
Whether watermelon can be taken depends on the patient’s own conditions. Do you have swelling, high potassium level or diabetes? If so, you’d better not take watermelon. Here are the reasons. Any doubts, please email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message below.
● Watermelon aggravate swelling
For CKD stage 4 patients, their kidney function is severely damaged, so large amount of fluid retains inside the body. Too much fluid builds up in the tissue space will compress the blood vessels, leading to ischemia and anoxia in the kidneys. Therefore, Stage 4 CKD patients are not recommended to eat watermelon.
● Watermelon is rich in potassium
If the potassium level in the blood is high in the blood, it can cause hyperkalemia. Some symptoms such as weakness, abnormal heart rate, numbness, pale face and nausea, etc might be seen.
● Watermelon contains rich sugar
That’s why diabetics are not recommended to take watermelon too much.
Treatment for CKD stage 4 patients
It is right that to make some die restrictions, but it is far from enough to deal with Stage 4 CKD. Since the kidneys have been severely damaged, treatment should aim at not only controlling symptoms but also protecting the remaining renal function.
Therefore, I recommend you to take Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. As the main therapy in our hospital, this natural treatment has helped so many patients from abroad and at home. We choose Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and involve osmotic device, so as to make the effective ingredients play effects more fully than oral medicines.
What’s more, since this therapy is an external application, it is very natural for kidney disease patients. If you are interested, please email to us.