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Is Chocolate Bad for Renal Cyst

Is Chocolate Bad for Renal CystRenal cyst, also known as kidney cyst, is one common kidney disorder especially in elderly people. If the kidney cyst is small and simple, it doesn’t cause any problem. However, to prevent its growth, a healthy diet plan is still needed. Chocolate is one favorite food for many people. Is chocolate bad for renal cyst patients?

As we know, renal cyst won’t be dangerous unless it is bigger than 3-4 cm. Chocolate is one food that may stimulate the expansion of kidney cyst. Besides, it may cause some other healthy problems for these patients.

1. Raise high blood sugar: Diabetes is one common disease for elderly people. If renal cyst and diabetes coexist in one person, the person should avoid chocolate completely.

2. Induce headache: Just like cheese and wine, chocolate also contains one active acid that is the main cause of headache. This substance can lead the body to produce some hormone to contract blood vessels, while blood vessels also continue to expand for fighting against this contraction. Finally, headache occurs.

3. Affect patients’ appetite: Chocolate has rich fat but doesn’t contain dietary fiber that can stimulate gastrointestinal motility. Therefore, chocolate affects gastrointestinal digestive function largely.

4. Increase the risk of kidney stone formation: Chocolate is one great source of oxalic acid, so it may build up in the body and form kidney stones. For kidney cyst patients, kidney stone is one common complication.

From the above analysis, we can know patients with renal cyst had better stay away from chocolate. In addition to chocolate, many other foods may also stimulate the growth of kidney cysts. If you want to know other foods or drinks that may worsen your kidney cyst, you can leave a message below. We glad to send them for you.

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