Diabetes is hard to manage. You can get a comprehensive understanding of the disease here and get the information about the latest treatments and get professional advices. read more

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is a brand-new therapy based on traditional Chinese herbal medicines dating back thousands of years ago. It combines the essences of herbal medicines read more

Hormonal therapy is commonly used to treat Kidney Disease in clinic. It refers to use one or more than one hormone medicines to suppress the over-reactive immune reaction read more

Patients are suggested to treat kidney disease first before they get pregnant read more

If you are diagnosed with Kidney Disease, you should talk to your doctor about starting an exercise read more

Foods and Drinks play an important role in Kidney Disease patients read more

Kidney Disease News and Events read more

In every week, a famous experienced renal medicine specialist will be invited to help diagnose and evaluate inpatient's disease condition, offering detailed therapeutic schedule. read more

Font Size A A A

Stage 3 Kidney Disease with FSGS:Can I Drink Beer

2013-05-23 09:04

Stage 3 Kidney Disease with FSGS:Can I Drink BeerIt may be okay to drink beer for people with stage 3 kidney disease and FSGS who are not on dialysis.However,you had better check it with your doctor to find if beer is safe for you.This is because drinking beer cause the following side effects.

Elevate blood pressure

Beer and red wine can raise your blood pressure,but researches say alcohol is still heart healthy in the right amount.As high blood pressure is a commonly seen in chronic kidney disease,drinking beer is not safe if your blood pressure is not under control.

Medicine interferon

A variety of medicines are needed in stage 3 kidney disease with FSGS. Beer is very likely to interfere medicines making it harder to control high blood pressure.Uncontrolled high blood pressure is more likely to damage kidneys.

Disturb mineral balance

Healthy kidneys can balance the balance of different minerals in blood. However, when the kidneys are impaired, they can not work adequately. High phosphorus level in blood commonly occurs, which can lead to bone problem, skin itching etc. The malt in beer is high in phosphorus. Excess consumption of beer can elevate phosphorus, thus worsening the above problems.

Kidney damage

Beer may damage kidney cells changing the structure and function of the kidneys.Thus,it can worsen renal function further.

Affect appetite

Duet to accumulation of wastes in body,the patients with FSGS and stage 3 kidney disease may suffer from poor appetite.Alcohol may make you feel full and reduce the intake of foods.

The above are some side effects of drinking beer for people with FSGS and stage 3 kidney disease.However,it does not mean the patients should avoid drinking beer absolutely.It is wise for the patients to check with their doctor before starting any dietary plan. Can you drink beer? You can consult us to get some advices.

If you send us email, please leave your phone number or WhatsApp/Viber (with country code) in email so that our renal expert can communicate with you timely and directly. We will do utmost to help you solve the problems.

What else you want to know:
Make An Appointment Beijing Tongshantang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
How can I get this treatment?
How can I get this treatment in my countries?
How much does this treatment cost?
What is the duration if I receive this treatment in your hospital?
What should I prepare to your hospital except visa?
How can I go to your hospital?

(+area code)Phone Number:
Whatsapp :
Disease Description:
contact us
FSGS Questionnaire
patient story

Patient Story

Latest Articles

Kidney Disease:
Information :
symptoms treatment