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What Beverages Irritate Kidney Cysts

2014-06-26 23:02| Font Size A A A

What Beverages Irritate Kidney CystsSummer comes, cool drinks are becoming more and more popular among people, while for patients with renal cysts, they should have strict limitation on their foods and beverages. Then, what beverages irritate kidney cysts?

Kidney cysts may grow gradually and cause many problems. The growing of kidney cysts on the kidney may be stimulated by many drinks. Here, we will list some common beverages which can irritate cysts.


Alcohol can stimulate the activity of polycystin and accelerate the secretion of the sac liquid, and then the kidney cysts could grow quicker. And too much alcohol is one of the causes of increasing high blood pressure, loss of bound water of the cells and the creatinine hypermetabolism of the muscles. Long-term alcohol intake will cause alcohol dependence and cause other symptoms, such as anemia, nausea, poor appetite, headache and so on, will worsen patients’ illness condition.


To be frank, coffee and other caffeine-containing drinks are poor choices if you have cysts in the kidneys. Why? Because caffeine promotes the enlargement of cysts so as to increase damage in individuals with renal cysts. Besides, one of the main risks of kidney cysts is high blood pressure. Hypertension can increase the risk of having heart attack and other complications. Some studies have shown that caffeine can increase the risk of blood pressure.


Cola is the carbonated beverage that originally contained caffeine from the kola nut and cocaine from coca leaves. Study shows that cola contains certain amounts of caffeine, which may stimulate the growth of cysts to a certain degree. And if people with renal cysts f\drink too much cola, large amounts of carbon dioxide present in this beverage will inhibit the generation of probiotics,. In this way, the digestive system will be affected.

The mentioned above is the popular drinks which all bad for people with renal cysts. If you suffer this pain, you’d better stay away these beverages from your table. If you can’t help drinking some, you can try drink some moderate drinks such as milk, soy milk, cranberry juice, carrot juice and so on.

Last but not least, if you want a detailed diet plan, please feel free to contact Live Doctor or email us to and we will give you an individualized advice according to your illness condition.

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