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Does IgA Nephropathy Cause High PTH

Does IgA Nephropathy Cause High PTHPTH is short for parathyroid hormone. It is a protein hormone released by the parathyroid gland. Not a few IgA Nephropathy patients have high PTH problems. Does IgA Nephropathy cause high PTH? Go on reading to learn more information.

IgA Nephropathy can cause high PTH.

Kidney has many functions. Besides blood purification, it is also responsible for activating vitamin D to help your body absorb calcium. When your kidney function is impaired by IgA Nephropathy, the kidneys do not convert vitamin D into its active form so that calcium do not get into the body from food. As a result, the blood calcium level falls which can stimulate the parathyroid glands to produce more PTH, leading to high PTH.

Treatment for high PTH

High PTH can pull some calcium from the bones into the blood to normalize the calcium level so as to make your bone fragile. That is why many kidney patients have bone disease. If your care is not very severe, you can use vitamin D to lower PTH level. In severe cases, you may have to remove the parathyroid glands.

In addition, you should repair the damaged kidneys and improve kidney function. IgA Nephropathy is an autoimmune disease, so we set about regulating the abnormal immune system. Immunotherapy is a combination of western medicine and Chinese medicine. It can cleanse the cycling immune complexes from the blood and decompose the deposited immune complexes in the kidneys to eliminate kidney inflammation. Besides, it can increase the kidneys’ tolerance to immune complexes to prevent kidney inflammation. And it can set up a good blood environment for kidney self-healing. After a period of treatment, you can regain some kidney function.

Does IgA Nephropathy cause high PTH? High PTH can increase your risk of bone disease, so early treatment is needed. For more information, please contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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