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Three Tips for Keeping away from Swelling Effectively in CKD

Provided by Expert Zhang Youkang on 2017-04-16 14:47

Three Tips for Keeping away from Swelling Effectively in CKDAs for primary Kidney Disease, Swelling is almost the common symptom. In other words, Swelling is concerned with almost all of Kidney Disease patients. Here we tell you three tips for keeping away from swelling: water, salt, and protein.

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Many patients with CKD know limit the intake of salt. But they do not clear how much salt should take for mild and severe swelling correspondingly.

Severe swelling patients should intake 2.0g per day. And patients with mild swelling should intake 2.5g per day.

Extra salt intake may aggregate your swelling and increase your blood pressure.


The intake of protein is determined by your weight. The heavier you are, the more protein you should take.

For severe swelling patients, the amount of protein you intake daily is one thousandth of your weight.

For example, if your weight is 50kg, you should intake protein 50g.

And for patients with mild swelling, the protein intake need be half of the protein patients with severe swelling. For example, if your weight is 50kg, you should intake protein 25g. And you need eat meat per meal about 50g.


Swelling appears in kidney disease, the doctors will suggest limit the fluid intake. Well then, how to drink water reasonably?

The water intake should be equal to the urine volume add 500ml, including the invisible water content in the foods you eat in daily life. For example, 100g rice contains water 60ml to 70ml, and the water content of fresh vegetables is 65% to 90%.

Note: Patients with vomiting and diarrhea should drink much water because much water flows out.

Regarding the medicines for swelling, you should take them under the guidance of your doctors.

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