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Can Children with Nephrotic Syndrome Drink Cold Water

2013-05-06 10:11

Children with Nephrotic Syndrome, cold waterAs we all know, a reasonable diet is very important for kidney disease patients. Parents of child with Nephrotic Syndrome should pay more attention to what their child should eat and drink, as children themselves have a relatively low immunity. Then can children with Nephrotic Syndrome drink cold water.

Most children enjoy a cold drink especially on hot days, when they are diagnosed with Nephrotic Syndrome, are they still allowed to drink cold water? Some people say drinking cold water increases the chance of asthmatic children and leads to water retention. However these is no any evidence can prove this. Also there is no scientific evidence so show that drinking cold water will cause anyone to catch a cold. But experts say children with Nephrotic Syndrome had better not drink cold water, they can take warm water as a replacer.

When people drink cold water, it is entering a system that self regulates to keep its core temperature within about half a degree, or around 37c. From the time the water first comes into contact with your body, the heat transfer will begin to warm it up, and it will equalize within a few minutes. As an added bonus, drinking a half liter of ice cold water will actually make your body burn around 17 Calories in order to keep its temperature constant.

But then again, drinking cold water itself is not a healthy lifestyle, it can cause a certain stimulation to gastrointestinal system. So in general, children with Nephrotic Syndrome are not suggested to drink cold water.

The water intake will be limited once edema appears or impaired kidney function occurs. Here are some suggestions about Fruits And Vegetables Good to Children with Nephrotic Syndrome for your reference. Remember that choosing a natural treatment for children with Nephrotic Syndrome is the most important thing, especially when your child is experiencing some side effects or he or she does not respond to steroids well.

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