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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a group of disorders that result from the formation and progressive enlargement of cysts in the kidneys without dysplasia, usually leading to renal failure.

Lingzhi Mushroom for Kidney Disease

2018-10-23 07:30

Lingzhi Mushroom for Kidney DiseaseLingzhi mushroom, also known as ganoderma lucidum is claimed to have various health benefits. In this article, we will talk about lingzhi mushroom for kidney disease.

Specifically speaking, ganoderma lucidum has 5 functions.

1. To lower blood sugar: ganoderma lucidum can improve the condition of patients with non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus.

2. To protect liver: it can promote liver to the metabolism of medicine and poison so as to alleviate liver injury. Patient with hepatitis or liver cirrhosis can use it.

3. To boost immunity: polysaccharides, the active ingredients in lingzhi mushroom, can enhance immunity.

4. To improve vascular environment: it can soften blood vessels, reduce blood lipids, and prevent the formation of atherosclerotic plaques.

5. Anti-oxidation: it can reduce free radicals, alleviate oxidative stress (which helps to treat renal inflammation), accelerate cell regeneration, and achieve the effects of moisturizing skin, eliminating wrinkles and delaying aging.

Then can kidney patients eat lingzhi mushroom?

These 3 kinds of kidney patients can eat it:

1. Patients on hormones and immunosuppressive agents

Hormones such as prednisone, and immunosuppressive agents such as tripterygium glycoside tablets, Mycophenolate Mofetil, and cyclophosphamide, can reduce proteinuria, but they can also cause liver damage, while anoderma lucidum can protect the liver. Most of kidney patients have low immunity, and ganoderma can also enhance immunity.

2. Patients with Diabetic Nephropathy

Diabetic Nephropathy patients have diabetes accompanied by high blood pressure, high blood lipids, and so on. Taking ganoderma is beneficial to regulate blood sugar, improve vascular microcirculation and reduce blood lipids.

3. Patients with qi deficiency

Kidney patients who have shortness of breath, cold hands and easy fatigue can take lingzhi mushroom.

Note: these 2 kinds of kidney patients can not eat it.

1. Patients who have heavy swelling and have to limit water intake.

2. Patients with kidney failure, uremia, or hyperkalemia.

Finally, although lingzhi mushroom has so many benefits, it can not replace your medical treatment for kidney disease. If you would like to know more information on herbal treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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