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How to Deal with Vertigo for IgA Nephropathy Patients

Question: My son is 19 and was diagnosed with IgA Nephropathy a few years back. He has been experiencing a lot of vertigo to the point of vomiting, headaches and exhaustion. How to deal with vertigo?

How to Deal with Vertigo for IgA NephropathyAnswer: From what you said, we can see that your son is under severe vertigo. This symptom is closely related with IgA Nephropathy.

Causes of vertigo for IgA Nephropathy patients


Anemia is a common complication of IgA Nephropathy, because the damaged kidneys can not secrete enough erythropoietin to make red blood cells. When there is less blood flowing to brain, you feel vertigo.

-High blood pressure

High blood pressure is also very common to see in IgA Nephropathy patient. It can also cause vertigo.

-Low blood sugar

IgA Nephropathy patients are usually required to follow a restricted diet. Sometimes the patients can not do it very well so that they may be under malnutrition and have low blood sugar level. And then vertigo occurs.

-Side effects of medications

The common used drugs such as steroids and immunosuppressants have many side effects if used for long term. Vertigo may be one of the side effects.

Drinking alcohol and smoking, poor sleeping quality and infection can also cause vertigo.

Treatment to relieve vertigo for IgA Nephropathy patients

There are so many causes of vertigo, so you had better take your son to see a doctor, who can help you find out the specific reasons and then suit the remedy to the case. But the fundamental way is to repair the damaged kidneys and improve kidney function.

IgA Nephropathy is an autoimmune disease. Just controlling the symptoms is not enough. We should regulate the abnormal immune system. Besides, we should cleanse immune complexes, the main inflammatory factors from the kidneys so as to cease kidney inflammation. We should also increase kidneys’ tolerance to the immune complexes so as to prevent inflammation. Immunotherapy is such a therapy, so you can have a try. After a period of treatment, you will find all the symptoms associated with IgA Nephropathy disappear and kidney function will also improve.

You son is still very young, early treatment is needed to survive his life. If you would like to know more information about our treatment, please feel free to contact online doctor. We are glad to help you.

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