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Is It Harder to Lose Weight When You Have IgA Nephropathy

Is It Harder to Lose Weight When You Have IgA NephropathySteroids are often used by IgA Nephropathy(Berger’s Disease) patients to control proteinuria. But many people complain about weight problems after a period of steroid treatment. Is it harder to lose weight when you have IgA Nephropathy?

Compared with healthy people, it is really harder to lose weight with IgA Nephropathy.

-IgA Nephropathy patients are encouraged to have a good rest.

Exercise is a natural way to lose weight, but IgA Nephropathy patients should have a good rest and avoid strenuous exercise in case that overwork causes relapse. What they can do is just some gentle exercise, such as walking, jogging and yoga. To avoid overwork, their intensity, duration and frequency should all be taken into consideration. Therefore, it is hard to lose weight.

-IgA Nephropathy patients should follow a renal-friendly diet.

For healthy people, they can go on diets to lose weight, such as limit the intake of carbohydrates. But for IgA Nephropathy patients, they should limit protein intake to control proteinuria, while ensure the intake of carbohydrates to provide the body with energy.

-IgA Nephropathy patients use steroids to control their state of illness.

If you are still on steroid treatment, it is also hard for you to lose weight, because steroid causes fat accumulation in body.

-IgA Nephropathy patients can not use diet pills.

Diet pill helps lose weight, but for IgA Nephropathy patients, those pills may have renal toxicity so as to worsen their disease. Therefore, you had better not use diet pills.

How to lose weight when you have IgA Nephropathy?

Because weight gain is mainly caused by steroids, you should gradually reduce the dosage or stop the use of steroids. And then its side effects will gradually disappear. But IgA Nephropathy may recur when you reduce its dosage or stop it. After years of clinical practice and researches, we find that using Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment along with western medicine can counteract its side effects. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Mai Kang Composition and decoction are good choice for you to regulate immune system, repair the damaged kidneys and improve kidney function. After a period of treatment, you can stop steroid treatment. And then you can lose weight.

Is it harder to lose weight when you have IgA Nephropathy? Yes, it is harder. But you can do it with proper treatment. For more information, please contact online doctor.

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