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Diet Adjustment for Hypertensive Nephropathy Patients

2018-04-17 06:18

Diet Adjustment for Hypertensive Nephropathy PatientsWith the gradual improvement of living standards, high blood pressure is becoming more and more common among us, and Hypertensive Nephropathy is a common complication of hypertension. Due to unreasonable diet, many patients with Hypertensive Nephropathy get relapse frequently. Therefore, to control the disease well, you should adjust your diet and obey the following methods.

Choose low salt diet

The intake of salt depends on edema and blood pressure. If you have swelling and elevated blood pressure, low salt diet (2-3g per day) is recommended. If you have less urine output and elevated blood potassium level, salt intake should restricted as well.

Eat less food high in cholesterol

With hypertensive nephropathy, you can not eat food high in cholesterol, such as animal pluck, egg yolk, fish roe, and various animal oil, etc. Food low in cholesterol level includes milk, various freshwater fish, etc.

Eat high vitamin diet

Vitamins involve in metabolism in body, which is necessary for maintaining life, so you should supplement vitamins adequately, especially vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin C, folic acid, etc. They are vital for patients with renal insufficiency. Fresh vegetables and fruits are high in vitamins, so you can eat more in the daily.

Consume moderate protein

Protein is a necessary nutrient for the body. If you eat too much, it will put extra stress on kidneys so as to damage your kidneys further. If you do not eat enough, it can affect your nutrient intake. Therefore, you should decide your protein intake according to your renal function. If you do not have obvious renal function impairment, protein consumption can be controlled into 50g per day. If you have elevated creatinine and BUN level, protein intake should be reduced to 20-40g per day.

Hypertensive Nephropathy patients should adjust diet to control the disease well. Besides, you should follow a correct medical treatment. For more information on such a disease, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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