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How To Deal With Swelling In FSGS

How To Deal With Swelling In FSGSIn addition to fatigue, high blood pressure and proteinuria, swelling( or edema) is also a common symptom in FSGS especially in the legs feet, ankle and face which affects patient’s life quality seriously. In view of this, they are eager to know how to deal with swelling in FSGS effectively. To find the answer, firstly, we need to know the cause.

What causes swelling in FSGS?

Generally speaking, there are two main reasons may cause swelling in FSGS. One is water and sodium retention and the other is a heavy loss of protein in urine. Normally, our kidneys are able to not only keep balance of water and sodium but also filter protein. However, for FSGS patients, their kidneys fail to work properly and as a result, a lot of water and sodium will build up in the body and much protein will leak from kidney thus proteinuria occurs. To maintain balance, fluids ooze into surrounding tissues and therefore causing swelling in the feet, ankle, legs, face and other parts in the body.

How to deal with swelling in FSGS?

Of course, daily diet is very important. With swelling in FSGS patients, they should pay more attention to the amount of water intake and protein intake, otherwise, it will become more and more serious. However, in order to meet the needs of their body, a high quality protein diet is highly recommended to them, like lean meat, milk, egg white, fish and so on. For some patients who need to limit liquids intake strictly, they can wet their lips with wet cotton bud when they become extremely thirsty.

The other way to deal with swelling in FSGS is to repair their damaged kidneys and improve function from the root. An herbal remedy combining quite a number of herbal medicines with strong pesticide effect is able to help achieve this goal. Through expanding blood vessels of kidney, a lot of nutrition will be transported to kidney and gradually eliminate swelling in FSGS.

Are you interested in the natural Chinese medicine? Feel free to let us know, we will try our best to help you.

Hope the above information is helpful for you. If you have any other questions on kidney disease or want to get more personalized and professional treatment suggestions, please leave a message below.







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