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How to Abide by Scientific Dietary Principles for Patients with Elevated Creatinine Level

2018-05-28 15:28| Font Size A A A

It is important for kidney patients to have diet restrictions, especially for those patients whose kidneys have been so severely damaged that they can not discharge waste products like creatinine out of body.

Inappropriate food intake can not promote creatinine excretion. What is worse, it can increase the concentration of creatinine, leading to the aggravation and deterioration of the disease. Therefore, if you have increased creatinine, you must be strict in diet.
How to Abide by Scientific Dietary Principles for Patients with Elevated Creatinine Level

1. Restrict salt

For common renal patients, salt restriction is to prevent high blood pressure and swelling. For patients with high creatinine level, high blood pressure and swelling have presented or gotten worse. In such a case, salt restriction is to relieve symptoms and facilitate treatment. And salt intake should be limited into 4g.
How to Abide by Scientific Dietary Principles for Patients with Elevated Creatinine Level

2. Avoid tobacco and alcohol

Although this is not a diet, they need to avoid. Incontinence of alcohol and tobacco causes great damage to the blood vessels of the kidney, aggravating renal arteriosclerosis earlier and accelerating glomerulosclerosis. Therefore, no matter your creatinine level increases or not, you should avoid tobacco and alcohol.
How to Abide by Scientific Dietary Principles for Patients with Elevated Creatinine Level

3. Supplement high-quality protein

Proteinuria is a typical symptom of kidney disease. When your creatinine level, you should strictly control protein intake. If you do not go into renal insufficiency stage, protein intake should be kept at 0.8-1 g/kg. If you have gone into renal insufficiency, protein intake should be kept at 0.6-0.8g/kg. And try to choose high quality protein such as meat, milk and eggs.
How to Abide by Scientific Dietary Principles for Patients with Elevated Creatinine Level

4. Take vitamins

Patients with kidney disease, especially those who have increased creatinine, have low immunity and need more vitamin supplements. Therefore, try to eat foods high in vitamin A, vitamin B2 and vitamin C.

But beware: avoid foods high in potassium when supplementing with vitamins, such as rape, spinach, mushroom, fungus, seaweed, banana, etc.
How to Abide by Scientific Dietary Principles for Patients with Elevated Creatinine Level

5. Avoid high-phosphorus foods

Such as seafood, animal offal, sesame, walnuts and some dried fruits. It is easy to induce hyperphosphatemia.

It is a fine and complicated knowledge to follow diet restrictions. You should pay attention to combine your living habits when learning and mastering.

How to Abide by Scientific Dietary Principles for Patients with Elevated Creatinine Level
Elevated creatinine results from kidney damage. In general, when creatinine increases, it indicates that the detoxification ability of kidney decreases 2/3, thereby it is recommended to treat it as early as possible and adopt the treatment method combining Chinese medicine and western medicine. Western medicine can help control symptoms, and Chinese medicine can help protect kidney function and increase blood flow into kidneys as well as promoting GFR and protecting the renal residual renal function to the most.

If your creatinine level increases, you should abide by the above scientific dietary principles. For more detailed information on high creatinine treatment and healthy living, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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