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Can Omega 3 Fatty Acid Be Given to A Patient with IgA Nephropathy

Can Omega 3 Fatty Acid Be Given to A Patient with IgA NephropathyIt is widely acknowledged that omega 3 fatty acid has many health benefits. Can omega 3 fatty acid be given to a patient with IgA Nephropathy?

Health benefits of omega 3 fatty acids for IgA Nephropathy patients

-Anti-inflammation

As we all know, IgA Nephropathy is caused by IgA depositing in the kidneys. The deposited IgA causes kidney inflammation, which over time causes kidney function impairment. That is why when we treat IgA Nephropathy, we often use anti-inflammatory drugs, such as immunosuppressants and steroids. Omega-3 supplements seem to boost the effectiveness of anti-inflammatory drugs so as to achieve a better curative effect.

-Lower cholesterol level

Heart failure is a common complication of kidney disease. High cholesterol level increases your risk of heart failure, so you should lower cholesterol level timely. Omega 3 fatty acid can lower the bad cholesterol and increase the good cholesterol in the blood so as to reduce your risk.

-Other benefits

Omega 3 fatty acids also improve tubular dysfunction, lipid profiles and oxidative stress in IgA Nephropathy. It also helps lower blood pressure.

Where to get omega 3 fatty acids?

You can choose omega 3 fatty acid supplement and you can also acquire omega 3 fatty acids from the good you eat, such as salmon, salmon, anchovies, flaxseed oil, etc.

What precautions should be taken when you eat omega 3 fatty acids?

Though omega 3 fatty acids have so many health benefits, you should not take it optionally, because too much intake of it may worsen your state of illness. Take it under the instruction of your doctor.

There are also many other therapies that can help you control IgA Nephropathy. If you are interested in them, please feel free to contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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