How to Live Healthy with Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis(FSGS)

How to Live Healthy with Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis(FSGS)Patients with FSGS usually have such a doubt: how to live healthy with this disorder. And today we are going to talk about this question. Follow me and you will find the answer.

Low-protein diet

Study shows that excessive intake of protein will increase the burden of the kidneys. Due to this, experts at our Huaxia Kidney Disease Hospital recommend patients with high-quality protein foods. Such as, fish, milk, lean meat and so on.

Low-salt diet

Less intake of salt is can help patients alleviate swelling. Meanwhile, it is good for controlling high blood pressure. Therefore, patients should avoid eating salty foods, processed foods and so on.

Intake of potassium and phosphorus

Generally, patients with FSGS are usually suggested to obey a low-potassium and low-phosphorus diet. Therefore, the foods are usually not suggested. High potassium foods include banana, potato, mushroom, etc. High phosphorous foods include yolk, tea, peanut, walnut, etc.

Balance between work and rest. Patients should avoid strenuous exercises and pay attention to rest. Generally, exercises like basketball, baseball, etc are not suggested. Because it may aggravate the illness condition to some degree. However, patients can take some aerobic exercises, such as swimming, walking, etc.

Except for the above suggestions, the following tips are also helpful:

1. Quit smoking and drinking.

2. Keep a positive attitude toward life.

The above are suggestions for patients with FSGS in daily life. However, as the illness condition varies, the plan should be different. If you are interested in this topic, you can email or leave us message below. And our experts will provide a better plan. Good luck!

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