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Is Vinegar Good for your Kidneys Health

2015-01-02 11:03| Font Size A A A

Is Vinegar Good for your Kidneys HealthKidneys are important to keep our body overall health. However, if you have kidney problems, you may need to take extra measures to ensure your health. Well then, is vinegar good for your kidneys health?

The primary function of the kidneys is to filter the blood. In filtering process, kidneys can remove wastes and extra water from the body. Actually, our kidneys are endowed with numerous functions. They are in charge of regulating blood pressure, keeping electrolyte and acid-base balance, producing erythropoietin and so on. However, when diagnosed with kidney disease, the damaged kidney cannot work properly. In the condition, patients may suffer from various symptoms like proteinuria, swelling, high blood pressure, infections.

Is vinegar good for your kidney health?

Some studies have shown that vinegar can prevent the development of kidney stones. But vinegar will not treat kidney stones that you already have. But it is my duty to tell you vinegar may offer limited benefits for the kidneys by creating alkaline urine, but it won’t treat existing conditions. If you have a kidney infection, you should seek medical help immediately.

In addition to the vinegar, there is a other kind of vinegar called apple cider vinegar should drow your attention. Actually, whether this kind of vinegar is good for your kidneys depends on your specific illness condition like potassium level. Apple cider vinegar is rich in potassium and for these whose potassium level is higher than the normal range, they needs to stay away from it. Patients with Kidney Failure are prone to suffer from elevation of potassium level. But this dose not mean all kidney failure patients can not use cider vinegar because patients’ illness condition differs from case to case.

All in all, if you happen to be a kidney disease patient, you should know simple diet therapy is not enough to reverse illness condition. For natural and safe treatment, you can email to or leave a message below.

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