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Is Reynaud's Disease Associated with IgA Nephropathy

Is Reynaud’s Disease Associated with IgA NephropathyReynaud’s Disease is also known as Reynaud’s phenomenon. “I have been diagnosed with Reynaud’s Disease. Is this associated with IgA Nephropathy?” Now let’s learn more about Reynaud’s disease and IgA Nephropathy.

IgA Nephropathy may cause Reynaud’s disease.

Reynaud’s disease is a disorder in which the the fingers or toes suddenly experience decreased blood circulation.

IgA Nephropathy is a kidney disorder caused by immunoglobulin A depositing in the kidneys. When your kidneys fail to work, waste products build up in the blood.

It seems that Reynaud’s disease is not associated with IgA Nephropathy, but some factors in IgA Nephropathy increase the risk of Reynaud’s disease. For example:

-Certain medications, such as Beta blockers. It may be used by IgA Nephropathy patients to treat high blood pressure, but it can cause many side effects, one of which is Reynaud’s disease.

-Atherosclerosis. When kidneys fail to work, waste products build up in the blood, increase the risk of atherosclerosis. It can decrease blood circulation in your body, leading to Reynaud’s disease.

-Smoking. It can constricts blood vessels, so it is a potential cause of Reynaud’s disease.

Treatment for Reynaud’d disease and IgA Nephropathy

-Steam therapy and Medicated Bath

When Reynaud’s disease occurs, you can use steam therapy and medicated bath to warm your whole body. After the area begins to warm up, the arteries dilate. And then blood flow is significantly increased. This changes the color of the area to a bright red. They can also draw out toxins from the blood and increase blood flow into kidneys to help your kidney recovery.

-Calcium channel blockers

These drugs can relax and open small blood vessels in your hands and feet so as to decrease the frequency and severity of Reynaud’s disease.

-Traditional Chinese Medicine

In TCM, there are many therapies for you to improve blood circulation besides steam therapy and medicated bath, for example, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, circle therapy, acupuncture and moxibustion. They can all improve Reynaud’s disease and IgA Nephropathy.

Is Reynaud’s Disease associated with IgA Nephropathy? It may be associated. If you want to get an accurate answer, you should send your medical test report to igacure@gmail.com. Our doctor will contact you after analyzing your case.

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