Aww Spin, so glad the op went well xx Glad to hear that you're feeling better today too xx Love and hugs xx
Love and hugs
ive also had my kidney removed last month, no one advised me about diet, I know my remaining kidney took a dip in function, but I don't know yet how much ,did you have any advice ? carol x
my surgeon immediately after surgery told me to have a low protein diet. I didn’t cut all protein out of my diet but halved it. So half a chicken breast instead of a whole one. Half a yoghurt etc. It seems to have worked as my remaining kidney is doing a good job by itself!
Glad to here the op went well. I think you're day 4 now so hopefully nearly ready to go home. Looks like it's going to be sunny this weekend - so out in that garden to relax!!
My friend really struggled to regain function until he did a lot of research and started to drink Nettle tea (Holland & Barret, or Waitrose do a mint nettle mix). After a year of no joy, his function corrected immediately. On his advice I drank it from day one and never had a dip. I have no idea if that's luck or voodoo, but worth a shot. Once you get used to the taste (it's not unpleasant) its actually quite refreshing instead of builders tea. Good luck!
I will get some asap thanks for sharing x carol
thank you jane
I coulnt give up protein completely, but I will certainly cut down x
My surgeon never mentioned re cutting down protein.
V interesting. Mind you, that was 14 years ago n I've also been a vegetarian for over 40 years, so it could be the meat, rather than the actual protein? I do have dairy tho n eggs
Maybe your fiction was good so he didn't need to ,although mine function fell after the operation but I still wasn't given any advice x carol
As a ( retired) librarian, I loved the predictive test "fiction" lol.
I also have routine CT scans every 3 months n have to have a blood test a week before, to ensure my creatine levels are up to having the injection as part of the CT. Guess that checks kidney function, which- touchwood's been OK till now
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