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Diet plays an important role in our daily life, and there is no exception for people with IgA Nephropathy which is an autoimmune disorder. Health, scientific, and nutritious diet should be recommended to them, so as to slow down the progression of illness condition. Here we will share some info about “ IgA Nephropathy Diet Restrictions” with you.
1. Control protein intake
For IgA nephropathy patients, a large amount of complexes will deposit in their body and damage their kidney health. The injured kidney can not discharge metabolic waste products from the body effectively. Therefore, patients should control the protein intake so as to reduce the kidney’s burden. Meanwhile, in order to meet the body need, patients are required to ingest high-quality protein such as lean meat, egg white, milk and so on.
2. Low-salt diet
Swelling is an obvious and common symptoms When diagnosed with this type of kidney disease. In the condition, patients are suggested to have a low-salt diet in order to prevent illness condition from worsening. In addition, eating too much salt will also elevate blood pressure which can increase risks.
3. Strict water intake
Due to kidney damage, kidney fails to regulate fluid in the body and water retention will occur. And edema or swelling will also occur. Therefore, patients should limit intake water according to their own illness condition.
4. Low Phosphorus and potassium level diet intake
For damaged kidneys, potassium in blood is easy to raise. This condition is called high potassium level. If left untreated, it will lead to disorder of hear rhythm, which is life-threatening. In addition, it is well know, high phopshorus level will lead to low calcium level. The condition not only affects the skin system but also can induce bone problems. Therefore, it is important the have a low potassium and phosphorus intake.
Actually, the diet plan should keep changing along with the changes of your illness condition. And different people should have different diet restrictions because illness condition is different from case to case. Therefore, you can talk with our online doctors or leave a message below for an individualized diet suggestion. Or you can attach your test report to email@example.com and we will analyze it and reply you within 24 hours.