Kidney transplant You might have to be on dialysis for a while after surgery
Kidney transplant can affect your immunity system, as powerful medications prescribed to avoid rejection of the organ reduces your immunity. The medications used post kidney transplant are known to make you more at risk of catching infections, as a result doctors recommend that you follow a strict diet to keep any possible complications at bay. Additionally, people who are suffering from kidney failure are usually diabetic, hypertensive or suffer from cardiovascular disease which makes the diet even more important. Also, if you are not suffering from any of these dangerous health issues, the use of drugs (immunosuppressive) can surge the risk of diabetes, heart disease or hypertension. Here are some common diet restrictions that you should follow to keep any complications away post kidney transplant.