Life becomes complicated as soon as you are diagnosed with chronic kidney disease
The major role of the kidney is to remove all the excess water, toxins, salt, chemicals, and unwanted particles from your body to keep it clean.
Kidney disease is absolutely silent and often left you feeling helpless when diagnosed all of a sudden in an advanced stage.
Until one suffers from sudden weight loss, poor appetite, swollen ankle, itchy skin, tiredness, difficulty in breathing, etc, we never take kidney disease seriously.
Apart from GFR, kidney damage can be assessed by USG/ CT scan, urine abnormality like the presence of blood and/ or protein (albumin) in urine, etc.
Always remember you are not alone. Millions of patients worldwide are suffering from various degrees of kidney problems. But now what? Once it’s confirmed, the first thing that is non-negotiable is fixing your diet.
Your kidney is not functioning at its optimal capacity. Therefore, the kidneys cannot excrete metabolic waste products, and cannot balance electrolytes and fluid in your body.
On the other hand, kidney disease is a catabolic disease which means it demands more energy. Therefore, you may need a high-calorie diet.
So, to maintain this balance, you need a specifically balanced diet that will optimize the metabolic waste generation, and balance the electrolyte and fluid.
Let’s get one thing straight. Chronic kidney disease is not reversible in nature. But you can put on hold its progression with proper diet planning.
A well-planned diet along with medical treatment is essential. You must be having numerous doubts related to your regular diet.
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