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What Precautions to Take when Kidneys Malfunction with IgA Nephropathy

What Precautions to Take when Kidneys Malfunction with IgA NephropathyIgA Nephropathy (Berger’s Disease) is an autoimmune disease, which usually takes many years to progress to kidney failure. In the long run, what precautions to take when kidneys malfunction? Go on reading to learn more information.

Strike a balance between work or exercise and rest

If your IgA Nephropathy is stabilized, you can take part in some gentle exercise or return to work, but the precaution is that you should have a good rest. Overwork and strenuous activity can worsen blood urine, so you had better avoid them.

Keep positive attitude

Almost all kidney patients have depression, anxiety, tension and some other negative emotion more or less. These unhealthy emotion is not helpful for kidney recovery and it can also decrease your immune system so as to expose you to more diseases, such as cold.

Prevent infections

Infections, such as upper respiratory infection and tonsillitis can worsen IgA Nephropathy, so you should protect yourself to prevent colds. In such case, you should do exercise regularly to strengthen your immune system.

Avoid drug abuse

Some antibiotics, painkillers and herbs have renal toxicity. If you can not use them properly, they can trigger acute renal failure. If you have headache, joint pain and some other aliments, you should talk with your doctor and use medications under the instructions of doctor.

Do physical examination

Under treatment, your disease is under control. But you should pay attention the urine changes. For example, you should check your 24h urine protein, blood in urine and so on to see whether your kidneys work well or not.

Control blood pressure

High blood pressure is a common complication of IgA Nephropathy. It can cause further damage to your kidneys, so you should lower your blood pressure to preserve the remaining kidney function.

In addition, you should follow a renal-friendly diet and find a suitable treatment plan for IgA Nephropathy. Immunotherapy can help you regulate the abnormal immune system, cleanse those immune complexes from the blood and set up a good blood environment for kidney self-healing.

What precautions to take when kidneys malfunction with IgA Nephropathy? If you can combine the above aspects together, it is possible for you to prevent kidney failure, avoiding dialysis and kidney transplant. For more information, please contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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