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How To Treat Edema Caused By IgA Nephropathy

How To Treat Edema Caused By IgA NephropathyIn general, the typical character of IgA Nephropathy is hematuresis, some patients have the symptoms of back pain, high blood pressure even edema. Edema not only can affect our normal life, but also aggravate the progress of IgA Nephropathy. Well, this article mainly aims at how to treat edema caused by IgA Nephropathy.

If you want to treat edema caused by IgA Nephropathy from the root, you must find the root cause of edema. There are two causes that can lead to edema for IgA Nephropathy.

1. GFR decreases but the renal tubule’s reabsorption function is well, which can lead to water-sodium retention.

2. Many proteins run off along with urine, which can decrease plasma osmotic pressure. Thus, if water gets in tissue space or intercellular space, which can cause edema.

Now that we find out the root cause of edema, let us discuss how to treat it effectively.

1. Limit the protein and water intake. When the protein and water intake decrease, the plasma osmotic pressure will also decrease. But this method is simply beneficial to reduce the burden of kidney, it can not repair the damaged kidney tissue.

2. Use diuretic. Diuretic is a good choice to eliminate edema, besides, it also can remit high blood pressure and reduce the burden of heart. Although diuretic is effective, during the time of using diuretic, trace elements of our body also will run off along with urine. So the method is just suitable for emergency.

3. Limit salt intake. As we all known, salt is rich in sodium. If you eat much salt, which can not only aggravate water-sodium retention, but also elevate blood pressure. So, limiting salt intake makes for slowing down edema.

4. Immunotherapy and Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. Immunotherapy can remove waste and toxins from your body. And Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy can repair your damaged kidney and recover your renal function by expanding blood vessel, anti-inflammatory, anti-coagulation and degrading the fibrosis, besides, it can supply your body some nutrients such as vitamin, trace elements.

The simple introduction about “how to treat edema caused by IgA Nephropathy” is here. If you have any doubts, please free consult our online doctor or leave your question below. Best wishes!

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