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What types of food do I need to avoid while taking diuretics?

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Some diuretics may require you to avoid or eat certain foods. Follow your doctor's advice, which may include:

As always, talk with your doctor.

  • A low-salt diet
  • A potassium supplement or high-potassium foods such as bananas and orange juice.

From: Heart Disease and Diuretics WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

HeartHealthyWomen.org: "Diuretics in Heart Failure."

MayoClinic.com: "Diuretics."

Texas Heart Institute: "Diuretics."

 

 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on March 02, 2019

SOURCES:

HeartHealthyWomen.org: "Diuretics in Heart Failure."

MayoClinic.com: "Diuretics."

Texas Heart Institute: "Diuretics."

 

 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on March 02, 2019

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