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Is Nettle Tea Safe for Stage 4 CKD on Elderly Woman

2016-01-04 09:43| Font Size A A A

Is Nettle Tea Safe for Stage 4 CKD on Elderly WomanAs one of advanced stages of kidney disease, Stage 4 CKD requires patients to pay highly attention to their daily diet, lifestyles and medical therapies. Because any mistake may push patients into Kidney Failure. Well then, is nettle tea safe for stage 4 chronic kidney disease on elderly woman?

If an elderly woman is diagnosed with Stage 4 CKD, she is more easier to suffer from more serious conditions than the young due to lower immunity. In the stage, some symptoms and complications will occur. Among them, high blood pressure, high creatinine level, itching, too much fluid retention, proteinuria and less urine output are common. In the case, the most important thing for these patients is not to increase the extra burden on kidneys. Fortunately, drinking nettle tea does bring some benefits for kidney disease patients through reducing kidneys workload. To get an individualized dosage, you can email to us at or leave a message below directly!


Nettle tea or nettle leaf tea has lowering-creatinine property. This is because this herb can stimulate the kidneys to produce more urine, so as to take away more waste products and toxins including creatinine. For kidney patients, high creatinine level is always one of their biggest concern. Therefore, it is exciting that this herbal tea can help reduce serum creatinine level to some extent.

In addition, nettle tea also has diuretic property, it can help kidneys to remove extra fluid. From the point, nettle tea is able to help control Stage 4 CKD patients’ blood pressure and alleviate swelling.


Although it can help kidney disease patients from some aspects, it may cause interaction with other herbs and drugs like anti-hypertensive medications. Therefore, before drinking nettle tea, you’d better to consult our Online Doctor directly based on your illness conditions.

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