How to Reduce Hign Creatinine

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It is widely known that people with kidney problem always have elevated creatinine level and once the level of creatinine increases to a certain degree, generally no less than 5.6, Dialysis or kidney transplant will be suggested.

Creatinine reduce methods:

1.Drink Plenty of Water.

When our body gets dehydrated, the creatinine levels tend to increase. You can reduce the chances of any further elevation by consuming about 8 – 10 glasses of water per day. In the morning, start your day by drinking 2 – 3 glasses of water. This will increase the frequency of urination, and as a result, more creatinine will get eliminated from the body.

2. Foods with high protein

Low-protein diet is commonly recommended for kidney disease patients, and this is because too much protein intake will increase extra renal burden, which can worsen kidney damages and therefore cause a higher creatinine level. Beans, bean products, fish, milk, egg white and lean meat are high in protein, they need to be avoided in theory. However, to meet the physical demand, kidney disease patients can take some fish, milk and lean meat. They contain high quality protein and cause little extra renal burden. Therefore, they are available for kidney disease patients, but the intake of them need to be limited. Depending on the kidney function, the exact amount of protein intake will vary. How much protein to consume each day? It depends on your kidney damage degree and illness condition. You can consult with our online medical professional to get a reference now.

3.Healthy Diet

Include plenty of fresh fruits, vegetables, whole wheat, barley, oats, etc., into your daily diet. The protein requirement of the body can be met with lettuce, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, sprouts, radish, cucumber, cranberries and turnips. Caffeine, alcoholic and carbonated beverages are bad for this condition, as they have a diuretic effect, and may cause dehydration. Replace them with fresh fruit juice or aloe vera juice, which will keep you hydrated and at the same time provide you with good nutrition. Intake herbs like dandelion, ginseng, salvia, and cinnamon, which are known to be useful in controlling creatinine levels. Foods with refined sugar as a component should also be avoided.

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