What Should I Eat If I Have Purpura Nephritis

If someone who is diagnosed with purpura nephritis, doctors will suggest him pay attention to the diet. So, what should i eat if i have purpura nephritis?

Generally speaking, even if a correct diet can not treat purpura nephritis, it can delay the progression of renal injury and help to improve the prognosis. Some detailed diet management are summarized as follows:

Salt intake

In general, patients should limit the intake of salt and the quantity is no more than 3.5g/day, because too much salt can harden blood vessels, it is not beneficial to control blood pressure. However, due to the illness condition varies from person to person, so, the quantity of salt for everyone is different, it depends on patients’ own condition. For a more detailed answer, email your test report to kidneyfight@hotmail.com, we will make a personalized diet management according to your condition.

Protein and fat

In purpura nephritis, due to kidneys are damaged, the injured kidneys can not carry out its function normally, in this case, creatinine, toxin, wastes and other unwanted matters can not be discharged out of the body. So, patients should reduce the burden of failed kidneys and avoid some foods, such as, protein, fat. The common foods that are rich in protein and fat including: animal inner organs, butter, red meat, white bread, sweets, dairy, and so on.

Potassium and phosphorus

Owing to renal damage, purpura nephritis patients can experience high potassium and high phosphorus level. Massive phosphorus will lead to irregular heartbeats, or even cause heart disease. So, patients should avoid some high phosphorus foods, such as, seafood, tea, egg yolk, etc. In the meanwhile, some high potassium foods including: spinach, potato, banana, mushroom should also be avoided.

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