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IgA Nephropathy and Iron Deficiency

IgA Nephropathy and Iron DeficiencyIron deficiency is a common problem for IgA Nephropathy patients. And with the progression of IgA Nephropathy, iron deficiency will become more and more severe. How does IgA Nephropathy cause iron deficiency? And what to do with iron deficiency? If you have any doubt about such a problem, please go on reading. (You can also get the answer directly from online doctor for free. )

How does IgA Nephropathy cause iron deficiency?

-IgA Nephropathy patients are often required to follow a restricted diet. If you can not absorb enough iron from your diet, it is likely for you to have iron deficiency.

-IgA Nephropathy patients often have blood in urine. Iron is an important component of red blood cells. With the loss of red blood cells, your iron content in the blood will also decrease.

-The damaged kidneys are not able to remove waste products from the blood. When toxin concentration in the blood is very high, they can shorten the lifespan of red blood cells. It can cause further decrease of iron content in the blood.

Treatment for iron deficiency

Iron deficiency can cause anemia, leading to shortness of breath, pale skin, headache, fatigue, etc. It can also impair your immune system so as to expose you to various diseases, such as infections. Therefore, it should be attached to importance. Generally speaking, when you have iron deficiency, your doctor may prescribe iron tablets to help you supplement iron. You should also add more fresh vegetables and fruits high in vitamin C, such as lemon, kiwi, guava, cranberry, tomatoes, peppers and so on into the diet. Vitamin C can help our body absorb iron so as to improve iron deficiency.

If you suffer from iron deficiency with IgA Nephropathy, you should take treatment as early as possible to improve it in case that it causes further damage to your kidneys. Besides, you should take treatment to improve your IgA Nephropathy. Immunotherapy is such a therapy to help you repair the damaged kidneys. For more information, please leave a message below or send emails to igacure@gmail.com.

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