Can Patients with FSGS Drink Alcohol

Can Patients with FSGS Drink Alcohol For people with FSGS, they should realize the importance of healthy diet. Well then, can they drink alcohol? Today we are going to talk about this issue. Let us have a look at the following contents.

Honestly speaking, FSGS is one of the leading cause of nephrotic syndrome. Experts at our Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital point out that it can occur both in children and adult. What’s more, it usually have a poor prognosis.

To live a better life, patients with FSGS are suggested to drink alcohol in moderation or quit it completely. Because drinking too much alcohol may lead to the following adverse effects:

Elevate blood pressure level

It is known to us that alcohol can impact blood pressure largely, so does sufferers with this disease. According to the statistics, about 50% patients with FSGS have high blood pressure. Without effective control of high blood pressure, patients’ illness condition will be aggravated to a large extent.

Interfere with medicine efficacy

In most cases, patients may be prescribed some medicines to treat the relevant symptoms of FSGS. However, alcohol may interact with these drugs. Therefore, the therapeutic effects of drugs will be affected. If not controlled well, the illness condition will be aggravated.

Bone disorders

Study shows that the malt in alcohol is rich in phosphorus. Therefore, excessive consumption of alcohol may elevate phosphorus level and lead to some discomforts, such as, bone disorders, skin itching, etc.

If you happen to be a person with FSGS and have interests about this topic, we sincerely hope that you can gain a lot. In addition, we also provide some substitute drinks, such as herbal tea. For more information, you can email or consult with our online doctor directly.


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