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Foods to Stay away from When You Have Lupus Nephritis

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Foods to Stay away from When You Have Lupus Nephritis

As we all know, no foods can cause lupus or cure it, but reasonable diet can help you improve your medical condition and physical condition. In this article, I will introduce you several foods to stay away from when you have lupus nephritis. Hope the information is helpful for you.


Lupus patients are usually allergy, while seafood can trigger hypersensitivity, thereby it is not suggested to take seafood, but there is not any scientific evidence to prove it.

-Nightshade vegetables

There is also not any scientific evidence to prove it, but some Lupus Nephritis patients find that they are sensitive to nightshade vegetables, such as white potatoes, tomatoes, sweet and hot peppers, eggplant.

-Garlic and alfalfa

Garlic contains joene, thiosulfinates and allicin, which can mess with your immune system and trigger lupus flares. The alfalfa contain L-canavanine in its sprouts, and this is an amino acid that can also lead to symptom flares.

-Coriander and celery

Long-term intake of coriander and celery can cause light sensitiveness, which can worsen red spots on face for lupus patients.

-Spicy foods

Lupus patients usually have fever. Spicy foods, such as peppers, onions, garlic and so on can worsen internal thermal so as to make your condition worse.

In addition, because your kidneys have been damaged by Lupus, you should pay attention to the intake of protein, salt, potassium, phosphorus, etc. Improper intake can put extra stress on kidneys so as to speed up the progression to kidney failure.

Hope you stay away the above foods when you have Lupus Nephritis. Besides diet, you should follow a correct medical treatment to help you regulate the abnormal immune system and improve your renal function. Here we suggest you try Toxin-Removing Treatment and Immunotherapy. For more information, please leave a message below or send emails to Renal experts from Shijiazhuang Hetaiheng Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine will contact you later.

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