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Can Glomerulonephritis Patients Take Spirulina

Can Glomerulonephritis Patients Take SpirulinaBecause spirulina is one nutrient-dense food, it is used widely to help treat various diseases. Glomerulonephritis, also known as nephritis, is one common disorder all over the world. Is spirulina helpful to treat glomerulonephritis? Can Nephritis patients take it safely?

Firstly, learn more about glomerulonephritis.

Here, we mainly talk about chronic glomerulonephritis. According to causes, it is divided into primary glomerulonephritis and secondary glomerulonephritis, and its common causes include mild glomerular changes, focal segmental lesion, Lupus, HSP, diabetes, high blood pressure, and so on.

Secondly, figure out whether glomerulonephritis patients can take spirulina.

In most cases, these patients can take correct amount of spirulina safely. However, if they have the following problems, they had better avoid this food.

The first one is that patients’ glomerular disorder is caused by autoimmune disease such as Lupus and HSP. This is because spirulina could stimulate patients’ immune system, so as to worsen inflammatory reactions within kidneys and aggravate patients’ illness condition.

The second one is that type 2 diabetes is the primary cause. Glomerulonephritis patients who are insulin-dependent or have type 2 diabetes should consult their doctor or doctor online in detail before consuming spirulina.

The last one is hyperparathyroidism or gout. Spirulina contains rich iodine, so patients with hyperparathyroidism should avoid this supplement. Besides, this supplement may also increase the risk of gout. From this point, patients who are suffering or at the risk of these two problems had better stay away from spirulina.

In summary

From the above analysis, we have known in which condition glomerulonephritis patients had better avoid spirulina. Maybe, some specific factors haven’t been included. Therefore, to be responsible for these patients’ health and safety, they are recommended to consult the Doctor online firstly before consuming this food or supplement.

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