Diet of Nephrotic Syndrome Patients

Nephrotic Syndrome is one of the most commonly seen nephropathy. Except for the formal treatments, the patients should also pay enough attention to the diets, because that, some food may aggravate their disease. So, what kinds of food cannot the patients with Nephrotic Syndrome eat? The following will list some taboo food and diet cautions for the patients with Nephrotic Syndrome.

I. Nephropathy patients should avoid eating seafood. And such food like fish, shrimp, eggs and meat, because they contain rich protein which needs to be excreted by kidney after degrading by liver, as the kidney of patients with nephropathy can not function as normal people, eating much protein will put more burden to the kidney , finally aggravating the disease of the patients. Since different patients have different illness conditions, so the proper intake of protein accordingly differs from one patient to another, they need to consult with the doctors to make a proper diet for their own cases.

2. Nephropathy patients should be careful to their intake of salt. We all know that salt contains sodium, and excessive sodium intake will make the water retained in the body, and then induces swelling, because the kidney of patients with nephropathy can not function well to pass out the excess water, Therefore, patients with swelling should control the intake of salt, generally, 2-3g salt intake per day is a reasonable and scientific diet.

3. Nephropathy patients should also be cautious to their water intake. Therefore, the patients of Nephrotic Syndrome, patients with Acute Nephritis in oliguric stage and Chronic Renal Failure accompanied with reduced urine and swelling should control their water intake, for that if the excessive water can not be passed out, it will retain in the body to aggravate swelling and the symptom of high blood pressure. Generally speaking, 500ml water intake per day is proper for them.

Nephrotic Syndrome and other nephropathies cannot be cured in a short period, they calls for a long time to treat. So, except for formal treatment in hospital, the patients must have confidence and patience. In addition, keep a scientific diet and an optimistic mood is very helpful to your recovery.