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Can FSGS Cause Dizziness

Can FSGS Cause DizzinessFocal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a severe disease that attacks the kidneys’ filtering units (glomeruli), causing serious scarring which leads to permanent kidney damage and even failure. Recently not a few FSGS patients complain of dizziness. Can FSGS cause dizziness? Now go on reading to learn more information.

Dizziness may be a clinical manifestation of anemia.

Anemia often goes together with kidney disease, because as long as your kidneys are damaged, they can not make enough erythropoietin to stimulate bone marrows to make red blood cells. When there are not enough red blood cells to transport oxygen to your brain, it is likely for you to have dizziness. In such case, you should supplement EPO and iron tablets to improve anemia.

Dizziness may be a result of high blood pressure.

High blood pressure is a common symptom of FSGS, which is known as silent killer, because it seldom causes symptoms. But with extremely high blood pressure, you may have some body malaise, such as dizziness. If so, you should take medications such as ACEI, ARBs, diuretics and so on to lower blood pressure. If they are not effective enough, you can take Interventional Therapy to dilate blood vessels so as to lower blood pressure.

Dizziness may be an indicator of heart disease.

Heart disease is a common complication of FSGS. It can make you feel dizzy as well. If you have heart disease, you should take care in case that it threatens your life.

Dizziness may be a side effect of medications.

Some types of medicines, such as blood pressure medications, diuretics, pain killers and some antibiotics can cause dizziness. If so, you should take with your doctor to exchange the medicine into some other one.

Can FSGS cause dizziness? Yes. Though it is not a serious symptom, you should pay attention, because some of its underlying causes are life-threatening. If you would like to get rid of it, the root way is to repair the damaged kidneys and promote kidney function. In our hospital, there are many natural therapies. For more information, please contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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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