High creatinine level is a result of too much creatinine, one waste product, building up in the blood. To lower it, patients need to eat correct foods and drink right drinks, in addition to medical therapies. Today, we will talk about the best to drink with high creatinine level.
The basic requirement of drink suggestions is not to increase the burden on kidneys. Therefore, some drinks such as alcohol, coffee, strong tea and coca cola should be avoided for patients with high creatinine level. Then, the better drink choice is that drinks can help increase kidney filtration rate or improve kidney function level.
According to these requirements, we give out the following options. (If you want to select one best drink for yourself, you can ask help from kidney experts here through emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Water is considered as the best cleaner for our body. Therefore, if kidney patients can produce enough urine, they are suggested to drink correct amount of water for increasing urine output. Therefore, more creatinine can be eliminated out via urine.
2. Some fresh fruit juice
If patients have high creatinine level and not electrolyte disorder, they are recommended to eat more fruits. Some fruits contain rich antioxidant such as vitamin C that can help improve kidney function and protect kidneys from further damage. For example, cranberry juice, blueberry juice and cherry juice have this benefit.
3. Some fresh vegetable juice
Just like fruit juice, some vegetable juice can also help improve patients’ kidney function and help ease their complications. For example, cabbage, onion and bitter gourd are able to increase urine output so that more creatinine can be discharged out of the body.
4. Herbal tea
Herbal tea is made from natural herbs, so they have a variety of medical values. Some herbs are able to increase glomerular filtration rate and creatinine excretion amount. Therefore, the corresponding herbal tea can help lower creatinine level to some extent.
If you want to determine which type of herbal tea is suitable for you, you need to tell more about your illness condition for us.