Whatsapp: 008615033420788

Online DoctorContact UsSite Map


Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis, can be reversed at the early stage. We offer the overview of FSGS basics, treatment, Symptoms ﹠ Complication and Healthy Livings.

Home > FSGS > FSGS Symptoms Complications >
Font Size A A A

Why Am I Tired All the Time with FSGS Nephrotic Syndrome

Why Am I Tired All the Time with FSGS Nephrotic SyndromeFocal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a cause of Nephrotic Syndrome. Why am I tired all the time with FSGS Nephrotic Syndrome? Recently many patients come to our website to complain about such a problem. If you have the similar medical condition, go on reading to learn more information.

Tiredness is closely associated with anemia.

Kidney is not only responsible to cleanse the blood, but also to secrete hormones to maintain the normal function of body. For example, kidney secretes erythropoietin to stimulate bone marrows to make red blood cells. Now some of the glomeruli are scarred due to FSGS so that there are not enough EPO to make red blood cells. And the accumulated waste products in the blood can also shorten the lifespan of red blood cells. As a result, anemia occurs. With anemia, you will feel tired easily.

Tiredness may be caused by diet restriction.

To have a good control of FSGS Nephrotic Syndrome, patients are often required to follow a restricted diet, such as restrict protein intake and sodium intake. Diet restriction does not mean you should avoid it. Excessive restrictions can make your body lack of nutrients so as to make you have fatigue feelings.

Tiredness may be a result of physical inactivity.

FSGS Nephrotic Syndrome patients are often required to have a good rest. But it can not deprive your right of doing exercises. If you do not take part in any exercises, your muscles will shrink and then you get tired.

Tiredness may also be a side effect of medications.

Steroids and immunosuppressants are the common used drugs for FSGS Nephrotic Syndrome patients. They can cause many side effects, one of which is to cause muscle weakness.

Why am I tired all the time with FSGS Nephrotic Syndrome? When you find out the causes of your tiredness, you should take treatment as early as possible. Besides, you should take treatment to repair the damaged kidneys and promote kidney function. 4M treatment and biotherapy is a good choice for you. If you are interested in those therapies, please leave a message below or consult online doctor directly.

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.







Kidney Disease:


Related Articles
Important information in one quick click. Related Articles on IgA Nephropathy are designed to provide accurate and timely information in a short and easy to understand format. Choose the topics of interest to you and read, print or take to your next doctor visit.

Nephrotic Syndrome Caused by FSGS: How to Reduce the Relapse

What Else Should I Do to Help Combat FSGS Besides Prednisone

Collapsing FSGS, All Medicine Does Not Effect: What to Do

FSGS: Can I Be Treated by Steroids

Treatment Principles of Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)

Subscribe to Nephrotic
Healthy Living
Patient story
patient story
In our hospital, we have treated thousands of patients from 64 countries.


Latest Articles

Is Yogurt Good for IgA Nephropathy Patien

Because of its delicious taste and various health benefits, yogurt is a favorite for many people. Is ...

Learn More

Nephrotic Syndrome Caused by FSGS: How to

Question: I am suman from India. I have a 3.5 years old baby girl who is suffering Nephrotic Syndrome...

Learn More

Nephrotic Syndrome: Shall I Go for Exerci

Question: I am Nephrotic Syndrome patient, my proteinuria is 4 to 5 g with creatinine level up to 1 a...

Learn More

How Badly IgA Nephropathy Progress

Nobody wants their kidney disease to go into kidney failure, right? That is why a lot of patients car...

Learn More