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What Dose of Astragalus Should One Take if They Have Stage 4 FSGS

What Dose of Astragalus Should One Take if They Have Stage 4 FSGSAstragalus, also known as huang qi, is a kind of Chinese herb, which is often used to treat kidney disease. What dose of astragalus should one take if they have stage 4 FSGS? Go on reading, you may find the answer.

Benefits of astragalus for FSGS patients

FSGS is a common cause of Nephrotic Syndrome. And Nephrotic Syndrome is characterized by edema, proteinuria, hypoproteinemia and hyperlipemia. Adding astragalus into your treatment helps you control these symptoms.

-Alleviate proteinuria

Astragalus can protect the glomerular basement membrane charge and mechanical barrier so as to reduce protein leakage.

-Relieve edema

If your edema is caused by massive proteinuria, when your proteinuria is reduced, edema will also disappear. Besides, astragalus is diuretic, which can flush out the fluid from the body so as to relieve edema.

-Lower cholesterol level

Astragalus can degrade and clear apoB lipoprotein so as to lower cholesterol level.

-Improve hypoproteinemia

Astragalus has direct effect on the nucleic acid metabolism of liver cells so as to improve plasma protein level and the production of liver protein.

-Other benefits of astragalus

As the astragalus root is high in polysaccharides, it is said to have a beneficial effect on insulin resistance and hyperglycemia. It can also boost immune system to help you fight against the disease. Moreover, it can prevent bone disease, which is also a common complication of kidney disease.

What dose of astragalus should one take if they have stage 4 FSGS?

Though astragalus has so many health benefits, you should not take them optionally. Because it may interfere with the medicine you take such as immunosuppressants. And what does of astragalus should you take depends on your medical condition. If you can send your medial test report to igacure@gmail.com, our doctors will give you the specific answer.

Stage 4 FSGS should be treated as early as possible, or it may develop to kidney failure quickly. The combination of western medicine and Chinese medicine can help you achieve a better curative effect.

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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