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Is Ginger Good for Lupus Nephritis

Provided by Expert Yang Hongtao on : 2014-02-15 14:32

Is Ginger Good for Lupus NephritisFor the question whether ginger is good for Lupus Nephritis or not, people hold different opinions. Some think it is very good, while some others think it aggravates the state of illness. In the following, you may acquire your own opinion.

Ginger is good for Lupus Nephritis

The reason why people think ginger is good for Lupus Nephritis is that ginger can alleviate some symptoms of Lupus Nephritis.

Lupus Nephritis occurs when Lupus begins to attack your kidneys. Ginger is a herb that contains anti-inflammatory properties, which can reduce the inflammatory response in the kidney so as to provide temporary relief from the pain and stiffness many Lupus experience.

Cold and flu can cause further damage to your kidney. Ginger has been used as a natural treatment for colds and flu.

Ginger can also help increase circulation, thin blood, and lower both blood pressure and cholesterol, which can protect you from cardiovascular disease, the most common cause of death for kidney patients.

Ginger is bad for Lupus Nephritis

The reason why some people think ginger is bad for Lupus Nephritis is that almost Lupus Nephritis patients suffer from internal thermal. Too much ginger intake may exacerbate such condition. Besides, ginger may interact with the medicine you take, such as blood-thinning medications and hypotensive medicine.

Sometimes, consuming ginger may cause diarrhea, heartburn, stomach upset and mouth irritation. Therefore, it’s important to talk to your doctor before taking ginger.

From the above, we can see that proper intake of ginger is good for Lupus Nephritis but should avoid too much. There is not an accurate amount suitable for everyone. If you would like to know yours, you should send your medical report to kidney-healthy@hotmail.com, and then our doctors will help you make an individualized diet plan.


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