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Stage 4 means that you are one step away from requiring dialysis. Please, please,please go see a registered dietitian to slow down the decline in your kidney function! There are specific diets for… read more
I have been on dialysis for 17 years, I started dialysis in 2003, I started dialysis, because my blood pressure stayed extremely high, so I would go to the E.R. for my high blood , and thing they… read more
My doctors recommend a renal diet but I'm also on prednisone. A renal diet is low in protein but with the side effects with prednisone recommend high protein diet they're both low sodium that's a good thing but i really don't know what to eat anymore I can't think properly. I also want to avoid weight gain so it has to be low in carbs too and idk if the renal diet follows that
I agree with CarolynD about the Paleo Diet. Once I eliminated grains, including wheat (gluten), I had more energy and mental clarity with less depression. I believe that eliminating foods that are… read more
I have had lupus Sle but haven’t had issues in a while. My kidneys failed in 2009 but they came back after chemo treatment. I’ve had little flares here and there but I just recently started to feel exhausted, ulcers in mouth, migraines, brain fog, pain all over muscles and joints. Red flaky rash patches on face. I’ve also have been dealing with stomach issues for a while now that they can’t figure out. I got these test results and of course my doctor is closed. Does anyone have any experience… read more
Question for my warriors. When your symptoms started did you have stiffness, pain, swollen, inflammation feeling, and when there is no organ involvement we’re u put on Plaquenil/prednisone, and if pred, the reason being if there is nothing swollen, unless your markers showed inflammation. If your inflammation markers were elevated and started Plaquenil, did your doctor wait for the markers to return to somewhat normal before he weaned u off of pred. Still trying to figure all this out
I'm so sorry for your hair loss, did it grow back
What works for some, it awful for others. That's
why it's tuff in here to generalize. But good to
hear everyone's experience.
God… read more
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