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Herbal Remedies For Kidney Failure

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Herbs for kidney failureWhen vital organs such as the kidney does not work sufficiently to remove wastes from the blood and maintain the balance of essential electrolytes it indicates organ failure. Many herbal remedies aid in treating the inflammation and provide relief from nausea, vomiting and anemia that are the common symptoms. The levels of calcium also decrease and lead to the weakening of  bones. For kidney failure the only treatment is dialysis and medication. The herbs that can be used to support treatment are discussed below.


Few Herbal Supplements For Kidney Failure Treatment

  • Soy protein can help delay the progress to advanced stages of kidney diseases when compared to protein from milk and animal sources. This is due to reduced levels of inflammation on consumption of soy protein.

  • Peppermint is one herb that is low in potassium and rich in iron and calcium, the two key minerals whose levels are reduced in kidney failure. A handful of mint leaves can be consumed everyday.

  • Turmeric has an active ingredient known as curcumin that according to research, is renal protective as well as anti inflammatory. It also has no known toxicity and can be consumed regularly.

  • Garlic powder which is naturally low in sodium, is a great substitute for regular table salt which may increase water retention. Aged garlic extracts have also shown to positively affect renal outcomes.

  • Small amount of ginger helps to overcome nausea without having any unwanted side effect on kidney function.


Tips For Managing Kidney Failure Naturally

  • Any amount of alcohol will cause further damage to the kidney. Complete abstinence is needed.

  • Consume only low potassium fruits and vegetables.

  • Be careful with fluid intake as an overload can be dangerous.

  • Lean meat and low fat dairy are recommended for consumption.

A well planned diet chart by an expert will be very helpful when one is dealing with kidney failure. Herbs can help in stabilizing the patient in kidney failure when used under the supervision of a qualified expert.  


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Herbal Remedies For Kidney Failure