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Is Corn Silk Recommended for CKD Patients

2014-08-14 02:00| Font Size A A A

 Is Corn Silk Recommended for CKD PatientsCorn is a common food in our daily life and it is very popular among people because of its abundant nutritions and medical value. Especially its silk is commonly used for treating kidney diseases.

CKD, short for chronic kidney disease, refers to gradual loss of renal function. And along with decreased renal function, patients will experience many symptoms like high blood pressure, swelling, proteinuria, fatigue, diarrhea, vomiting and so on.

Corn silk can be regarded as Traditional Chinese Medicine. Corn silk is helpful for chronic kidney disease patients and help patients slove many health problems.

Corn silk can extend peripheral small blood vessels so as to fight against the effect of epinephrine on increasing blood pressure. Besides, corn silk contains rich potassium that can regulate the function of sodium on blood pressure.

Corn silk can help patients control blood sugar. For people whose kidney disease is due to diabetes, management of high blood glucose is very important. It is proven that corn silk contains some substances that can help lower high blood glucose effectively.

This herb can be regarded as a natural diuretic which is beneficial for removal of swelling or edema. If you drinking corn silk tea regularly, it will increase your urine output and clean away wastes and toxins from the body through the urine. And it also can reduce the risk for getting urinary tract infection.

In addition, only using signal herbs is not enough to reverse illness condition, a systemic treatment is important. At our Treatment Center point, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is offered to you. According to your illness condition, the doctor will elect effective and various herbs to delay even stop the progression of illness condition.

Healthy and well being is a primary concern for many of all people. Therefore, if you or your loved one happen to be a kidney disease patient and want to live normal and happy life, you might as well some natural Chinese herbal medicine. Our online doctors will provide more info if you talk with them. If you are interested in our characterized Chinese medical therapies, please email us to

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