Why should glomerulonephritis be low protein diet?

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Why should glomerulonephritis be low protein diet?

2017-08-19 11:29
The low protein diet in patients with glomerulonephritis is critical to the rehabilitation of the disease. After the diagnosis of glomerulonephritis, patients should pay special attention to diet and health care. On diet, the doctor will tell the patient to take a low protein diet, but why is that? Let the experts explain why glomerulonephritis is low protein diet.

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Protein overload will increase the burden on the kidneys, such as soy protein, is the most protein, the best protein is fish and shrimp, meat protein in the center. Current medical surveys show that half of all patients with kidney disease are blind to protein supplements. People don't lack protein if they eat 22 staples or an egg a day.
Therefore, patients with glomerulonephritis need dietary attention to low protein diet and low phosphorus diet, mainly in order to reduce renal edema and reduce glomerular pressure, high perfusion and high filtration status. Effective diet control can better prevent further deterioration of kidney disease and the occurrence of pathological changes.
The above is introduction about why glomerulonephritis should be low protein diet, for reference only. Patients with glomerulonephritis should not only take a low protein diet, but also pay attention to the proper intake of other nutrients, such as vitamins. Patients with long-term glomerulonephritis may be anaemic and may have more vitamin C supplements. If you have any dietary problems with glomerulonephritis, you can leave a message below and we will do our best to help you.


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